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5 Matching questions

  1. Different Rhyming patterns
  2. onomatopoeia
  3. irony
  4. diction
  5. figure of speech
  1. a disruption of expectations
  2. b any way of saying something other than the ordinary way; a way of saying something and meaning another
  3. c Word choice. The words a poet chooses contributes to the poems effect.
  4. d Couplet, Triplet, Quatrain, Terza Rima and Spencerian Sonnet
  5. e the use of words that supposedly mimic their meaning in their sound (boom, click, pop)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the basic definition or dictionary meaning of a word
  2. poetry having as a primary purpose to teach or preach
  3. figure of speech in which some significant aspect or detail of an experience is used to represent the whole experience
  4. Does not rely on meter, often pays more attention to the shape of the poem instead of the sound of the poem.
  5. the repetition at close intervals of the vowel sounds of accented syllables or important words (hat, tan, amber)Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary(the a in Mary, Mary, Contrary)

5 True/False questions

  1. paradoxa fairly short narrative poem written in a songlike stanza form


  2. figurative languagelanguage employing figures of speech; language that cannot be taken literally or only literally


  3. ImageryTaken 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.


  4. folk balladnarrative poem designed to be sung, composed by an anonymous author, and transmitted orally for years or generations before being written down


  5. rhythmthe repetition of the accented vowel sound and all succeeding sounds in important or importantly positioned words