6 Written questions
6 Multiple choice questions
- Musical quality in language, produced by repetition. Rhythm occurs naturally in all forms of spoken and written language. Poems written in meter create rhythm by strict pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables. Writers can also create rhythm by repeating grammatical structures, by using pauses, by varying line lengths, and by balancing long and short words or phrases.
- Group of consecutive lines that form a single unit in a poem.
- A narrative poem written in four-line stanzas, characterized by swift action and narrated in a direct style. Song or song-like poem that tells a story. Ballads often tell stories that have tragic endings. Most ballads have a regular pattern of rhythm and rhyme and use simple language and repetition. Generally they have a refrain-lines or words repeated at regular intervals.
- Saying less than is true.
- A three-line stanza
- Poetry that expresses a speaker's emotions or thoughts and does not tell a story.
5 True/False questions
Open Form → A type of form or structure in poetry characterized by regularity and consistency in such elements as rhyme, line length, and metrical pattern.
Closed Form → A type of form or structure in poetry characterized by regularity and consistency in such elements as rhyme, line length, and metrical pattern.
Irony → Contrast or discrepancy between expectation and reality. In verbal irony a speaker says one thing but means the opposite. In situational irony what actually happens is the opposite of what is expected or appropriate. Dramatic irony occurs when the reader or the audience knows something important that a character does not know.
Refrain → Repeated word, phrase, line, or group of lines. Though refrains are usually associated with poetry and songs, they are sometimes used in prose especially in speeches. Refrains create rhythm and may also build suspense or emphasize important words or ideas.
Free Verse → Poetry that does not have a regular meter or rhyme scheme. Poets writing in free verse try to capture the natural rhythms of ordinary speech. To create musical effects, they may use alliteration, assonance, internal rhyme, and onomatopoeia. They also often repeat words or grammatical structures.