5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Free Verse
- Modern Free Verse
- Epic Poem
- a This is a poetry form... There is no external pattern, but there is often an implied of "felt" pattern.
- b a four-line stanza; a four-line division of a sonnet marked off by its rhyme scheme
- c Does not rely on meter, often pays more attention to the shape of the poem instead of the sound of the poem.
- d 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.
- e a figure of speech in which an explicit comparison is made between two things essentially unlike. (like, as, than)
5 Multiple choice questions
- the repetition at close intervals of the initial consonant sounds of accented syllables or important words (shells on the sea shore)(peter piper picked a pack of picked peppers)
- a reference, explicit or implicit, to something in literature or history
- 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.
- a compact paradox in which two successive words seemingly contradict each other
- the writer's or speaker's attitude toward the subject, the audience, or herself or himself; the emotional coloring, or emotional meaning of a work
5 True/False questions
couplet → a fixed form of 14 lines, normally iambic pentameter, with a rhyme scheme conforming to one of two types either Italian or English
Lyric Poem → a brief concentrated poem with single subject, focus, voice with simple musicality.
Petrarchan sonnet → a sonnet rhyming ABABCDCDEFEFGG; three coordinate quatrains and a concluding couplet
Line length → a figure of speech in which an explicit comparison is made between two things essentially unlike. (like, as, than)
diction → a figure of speech in which an explicit comparison is made between two things essentially unlike. (like, as, than)