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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. hyperbole
  2. dramatic monologue
  3. narrative verse
  4. exposition
  5. meter
  1. a a poem that tells a story
  2. b the regular pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in poetry
  3. c writing that is intended to present information
  4. d a poem in which a speaker addresses a silent listener
  5. e a bold overstatement

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. speech or writing which is highly denunciatory or abusive
  2. from the Greek meaning "wanton insolence," a shortcoming of a tragic hero that leads him to ignore warnings from the gods and leads to his downfall
  3. un rhymed verse that has no metric pattern or an irregular pattern
  4. contrast between what is stated to happen and what actually happens
  5. movement or tendency in art, literature, and music using principles of ancient Greece and Rome

5 True/False questions

  1. motifone of the dominant ideas ina work of literature


  2. journeytwo consecutive lines of poetry that rhyme


  3. imagerythe regular pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in poetry


  4. onomatopoeiathe use of a word whose sound in some degree imitates or suggests its meaning


  5. climaxa poem of mourning