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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. oxymoron
  2. connotation
  3. rhyme
  4. symbolism
  5. synecdoche
  1. a repetition of end sounds
  2. b what a word suggests beyond its surface definition
  3. c compact paradoxl two successive words contradict each other
  4. d something (object, person, situation, etc.) means more than what it is
  5. e symbolism; the part signifies the whole, or the whole the part (all hands on board)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. an author's combined use of these ideas into a recurring pattern of usage
  2. exaggeration, overstatement
  3. implied or direct comparison
  4. wave-like recurrence of sound
  5. poem which expresses sorow over a death of someone for whom the poet cared, or on another solemn theme

5 True/False questions

  1. understatementdescribes a line of poetry in which the sense and grammatical construction continues on to the next line


  2. refrainassumed speaker of the poem; typically used synonymously with 'speaker'


  3. dictiona reference to something in literature of history


  4. apostrophesomeone absent, dead, or imagianary, or an abstraction, is being addressed as if it could reply


  5. alliterationbasic definition or dictionary meaning of a word