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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. simile
  2. consonance
  3. irony
  4. assonance
  5. connotation
  1. a The repetition of consonant sounds, but not vowels, as in assonance.
  2. b the repetition of vowel sounds
  3. c a figure of speech comparing two different things using like or as
  4. d All the meanings, associations, or emotions that a word suggests. Opposite of denotation.
  5. e the contrast between what is expected and what actually exists or happens

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the repetition of initial consonant sounds
  2. Rhyming within a poetic line.
  3. a figure of speech in which exaggeration or overstatement is used for emphasis or effect. Opposite of understatement.
  4. a pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in poetry
  5. The literal meaning of a word, the actual dictionary definition. Opposite of connotation.

5 True/False questions

  1. oxymoronHow the reader feels about the text while reading. Similar to tone


  2. toneHow the reader feels about the text while reading. Similar to tone


  3. punsThe usually humorous use of a word in such a way as to suggest two or more of its meanings or the meaning of a another word similar in sound. Example: I used to have a fear of boats, but that ship has sailed.


  4. verseA line of poetry.


  5. imagerydescriptions that appeal to the senses (sight, sound, smell, touch, taste)