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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Limerick
  2. Metaphor
  3. Form
  4. Satirical Poetry
  5. Caesura
  1. a The external pattern or shape of a poem's content
  2. b A pause in the meter of the rhythm of a line
  3. c Humorous nonsense verse in five anapestic lines rhyming "aabba", a-lines being trimeter and b-lines being dimeter
  4. d An implied comparison between two usually unrelated things indicating a likeness or analogy between attributes found in both things. It does NOT use "like" or "as", simply says one thing is another.
  5. e Poetry that attacks folly through ridicule

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A lyric about dawn or morning serenade, a song of lovers parting at dawn
  2. A pattern of rhymes with a unit of verse; in analysis, each end rhyme-sound is represented by a letter
  3. The type of formal satire which is "gentle, urbane, smiling"
  4. Any expression so often used that its freshness and clarity have worn off. A dead metaphor
  5. This involves a situation in which there is an incongruence between apperance and reality, or between expectation and fulfillment, or between the actual situation and what would seem appropriate

5 True/False questions

  1. Medieval RomanceRhyme that appears correct from the spelling but is not from the pronunciation


  2. HyperboleAn exaggeration for the sake of emphasis which is not meant to be taken literally


  3. Dramatic MonologueThis refers to knowledge held by the audience but hidden from the characters


  4. Denotation5-lined stanza


  5. ScansionThe analysis of the mechanical elements within a poem to determine meter