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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Epic
  2. Haiku
  3. Hexameter
  4. Meter
  5. Horatian (Satire)
  1. a Poetry's rhythm, or its pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables. It is measured in units of feet
  2. b The type of formal satire which is "gentle, urbane, smiling"
  3. c Japanese verse in lines of five, seven, and five syllables, often depicting a delicate image.
  4. d Six feet
  5. e A long, dignified narrative poem which gives an account of a hero important to his nation or race

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 4-lined stanza
  2. Poetry that attacks folly through ridicule
  3. Lyric poetry describing the life of the Shepard in pastoral, bucolic, idealistic terms
  4. An exaggeration for the sake of emphasis which is not meant to be taken literally
  5. A lyric poem in which the speaker tells an audience about a dramatic moment in his/her life, and in doing so, reveals his/her character

5 True/False questions

  1. MetonymyAn 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.


  2. EpitaphA short elegy inscribed on a tombstone or monument


  3. DenotationWhat a word suggests beyond its literal meaning; overtones of meaning


  4. Cinquain4-lined stanza


  5. MetaphorThe use of compatible, harmonious sounds to produce a pleasing, melodious effect


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