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5 Matching questions

  1. sestina
  2. scenic method
  3. stasimon
  4. sprung rhythm
  5. scansion
  1. a a method of narration in which action and dialogue are presented directly, in a form similar to that of a dramatic scene
  2. b a passage of text recited or sung by the chorus between the episodes of a classical Greek play
  3. c analyzing the meter in lines of verse by marking the accented and unaccented syllables, dividing the lines into metrical feet and indicating any distinct pauses within the lines
  4. d a poetic rhythm characterized by the use of strongly accented syllables, often in juxtaposition, accompanied by an indefinite number of unaccented syllables in each foot, of which the accented syllable is the essential component.
  5. e a poem consisting of six sestets and a three-line envoy (thirty-nine lines total)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. literature that uses irony, humor and wit in order to criticize or ridicule an institution, a group of people, a culture or society, or even humanity in general
  2. pertaining to Sappho or to certain meters or a form of strophe or stanza used by or named after her
  3. a poem consisting of fourteen lines, traditionally in iambic pentameter, with one of several regular rhyme schemes
  4. in a narrative, a secondary sequence of events that constitutes a plot subordinate to the main plot
  5. any stanza (or poem) of seven lines, whether rhymed or unrhymed

5 True/False questions

  1. stock charactera conventional character who fills a stereotypical role in a work of literature or folklore

          

  2. stichomythiaa method of narration in which action and dialogue are presented directly, in a form similar to that of a dramatic scene

          

  3. soliloquyin a narrative, a secondary sequence of events that constitutes a plot subordinate to the main plot

          

  4. summary methoda method of narration in which action and dialogue are presented indirectly, in the form of a summary

          

  5. surrealismin a narrative, a secondary sequence of events that constitutes a plot subordinate to the main plot