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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. apostrophe
  2. Epic Poem
  3. Meter
  4. allegory
  5. Line length
  1. a Long ago poets wrote these very long poems. They include heroic figures, a dignified theme, organic unity and an orderly progress of events. Modern long poems do not fall into this category.
  2. b Taken as a whole, the stressed/unstressed sounds in a poem are what give a poem its rhythm, which in poetic terms is called this term.
  3. c a narrative or description having a second meaning beneath the surface one
  4. d a figure of speech in which someone absent or dead or something nonhuman is addressed as if it were alive and present and could reply
  5. e The combination of non-existent margins and stressed and unstressed sounds(meter) are part of what makes a poem different from poetry.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a compact paradox in which two successive words seemingly contradict each other
  2. is the representation of one thing by another thing. A statue is an image. Figurative language is a another word to describe the word_____________
  3. disruption of expectations
  4. a pattern set up and rigorously followed through the poem
  5. any way of saying something other than the ordinary way; a way of saying something and meaning another

5 True/False questions

  1. Modern Free VerseDoes not rely on meter, often pays more attention to the shape of the poem instead of the sound of the poem.


  2. onomatopoeiathe use of words that supposedly mimic their meaning in their sound (boom, click, pop)


  3. personificationa figure of speech in which human attributes are given to an animal, an object, or concept


  4. denotationwhat a word suggests beyond its basic dictionary definition; a word's overtones of meaning


  5. Syllabic Verseunrhymed iambic pentameter