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5 Matching questions

  1. sapphic verse
  2. stock character
  3. subplot
  4. surrealism
  5. Spenserian stanza
  1. a in a narrative, a secondary sequence of events that constitutes a plot subordinate to the main plot
  2. b a stanza of nine lines in iambic meter, rhymed ABABBCBCC
  3. c in literature, the term refers to an attempt to push, question or cross the boundaries of reality and rationality
  4. d a conventional character who fills a stereotypical role in a work of literature or folklore
  5. e pertaining to Sappho or to certain meters or a form of strophe or stanza used by or named after her

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. any stanza (or poem) of six lines, whether rhymed or unrhymed
  2. the reader's (or viewer's) willingness or tendency to set aside questions of probability or truth when encountering a work of fiction
  3. a poem consisting of fourteen lines, traditionally in iambic pentameter, with one of several regular rhyme schemes
  4. a style of dialogue in which two characters exchange single, antagonistic lines of speech, partially repeating and manipulating each others' words
  5. a method of narration in which action and dialogue are presented indirectly, in the form of a summary

5 True/False questions

  1. syllabic versemetrical verse in which the lines have a set number of syllables, but not a set number or pattern of accents


  2. hendecasyllabichaving 11 syllables


  3. stasimonanalyzing 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. sprung rhythma 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. septetany stanza (or poem) of seven lines, whether rhymed or unrhymed