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5 Matching questions

  1. satire
  2. sprung rhythm
  3. syllabic verse
  4. stasimon
  5. suspension of disbelief
  1. a 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.
  2. b the reader's (or viewer's) willingness or tendency to set aside questions of probability or truth when encountering a work of fiction
  3. c metrical verse in which the lines have a set number of syllables, but not a set number or pattern of accents
  4. d a passage of text recited or sung by the chorus between the episodes of a classical Greek play
  5. e 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

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a style of dialogue in which two characters exchange single, antagonistic lines of speech, partially repeating and manipulating each others' words
  2. a method of narration in which action and dialogue are presented indirectly, in the form of a summary
  3. any stanza (or poem) of seven lines, whether rhymed or unrhymed
  4. a conventional character who fills a stereotypical role in a work of literature or folklore
  5. a royally appointed Anglo-Saxon poet and performer of epics

5 True/False questions

  1. hendecasyllabica poem consisting of six sestets and a three-line envoy (thirty-nine lines total)

          

  2. sonneta poem consisting of fourteen lines, traditionally in iambic pentameter, with one of several regular rhyme schemes

          

  3. Spenserian stanzaa group of two or more lines of verse, separated vertically by a space from other, similar groups in the same poem

          

  4. stream of consciousnessanalyzing 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

          

  5. scansionanalyzing 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