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5 Matching questions

  1. Allusion
  2. Cliche
  3. Juvenalian (Satire)
  4. Ode
  5. Verbal Irony
  1. a Elaborate lyric verse in which deals seriously with a dignified theme.
  2. b The type of formal satire which is "biting, bitter, and angry"
  3. c A figure of speech in which the actual intent is expressed in words that carry the opposite meaning
  4. d A reference to another work of literature or previous event in history
  5. e Any expression so often used that its freshness and clarity have worn off. A dead metaphor

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The literal or dictionary meaning of a word
  2. The use of inharmonious sounds in close conjuction for effect; opposite of euphony
  3. A seven-lined stanza of iambic pentameter rhyming "ababbcc"
  4. The addressing directly of someone or something usually not present or alive as though it were present or alive
  5. 6-lined stanza

5 True/False questions

  1. EuphonyThe use of compatible, harmonious sounds to produce a pleasing, melodious effect


  2. Light VerseA general category of poetry written to entertain, such as lyric poetry, epigrams, and limericks. It can also have a serious side, as in parody or satire


  3. PoetryPoetry's rhythm, or its pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables. It is measured in units of feet


  4. SestinaA division of a poem based on thought or form


  5. OnomatopoeiaWhat a word suggests beyond its literal meaning; overtones of meaning