5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Slant Rhyme
- a A repetition of a word or words at the beginning of successive lines, clauses, or sentences
- b Also know as a "Enjambment." To carry a thought from one line to the next without the interruption of punctuation, thus making the line more prose like than if the lines were end-stopped.
- c Rhymes that are not exact, only approximate
- d A stanza composed of six lines
- e A repeated unit of sound in a poem; the basic element of regular rhythm.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- A song-like narrative poem originating in the oral tradition.
- A pair of rhyming lines.
- A group of lines within a poem
- Occurs when one or both of the rhyming words comes within the line.
- The repetition of identical initial consonant sounds within words that are in close proximity.
5 True/False Questions
Blank Verse → Poetry without regular patterns of rhyme and meter
Tercet → A stanza composed of three lines
Allusion → A reference to an earlier literary work or to an historical event.
Imagery → A description of a sensory impression
Villanelle → A nineteen-line poem written iambic pentameter and compsed of five tercets and one ending quatrain. Its rhyme scheme is aba aba aba aba aba abaa. The villanelle repeats line 1 in lines 6, 12, and 18, and repeats line 3 in lines 9, 15, and 19.