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5 Matching Questions

  1. blank verse
  2. archaic
  3. denotation
  4. condescension
  5. imagism
  1. a a patronizing manner or behavior
  2. b the literal, or dictionary, meaning of a word.
  3. c old-fashioned words no longer in common use, such as forsooth.
  4. d a movement in early twentieth-century poetry, which regarded the image as the essence of poetry.
  5. e poetry or lines of dramatic verse written in unrhymed iambic pentameter.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. a type of comedy with ridiculous characters, events, or situations.
  2. a concluding statement or section added to a work of literature.
  3. A verb form that is used as an adjective
    Example: Sleeping soundly, she got her rest. Chewing loudly, people started to stare.
  4. expressions usually accepted in informal situations, such as wicked awesome.
  5. a literary device in which the author interrupts the chronological order of a narrative to show something that happened in the past.

5 True/False Questions

  1. code-switchingShifting back and forth between languages in the same conversation


  2. connotationthe suggested or implied meaning associated with a word beyond its dictionary definitions. They can be positive, neutral, or negative.


  3. caesuraa pause or break in the meter or rhythm of a line of verse, marked in prosody by a double vertical line (||), as in this example from Tennyson: "Ring out the old, || ring in the new, /Ring, happy bells, || across the snow."


  4. Villanellelanguage widely consider crude, disgusting, and offensive.


  5. deferencecourteous regard for people's feelings


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