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5 Matching questions

  1. simile
  2. Free Verse
  3. Modern Free Verse
  4. quatrain
  5. Epic Poem
  1. a This is a poetry form... There is no external pattern, but there is often an implied of "felt" pattern.
  2. b a four-line stanza; a four-line division of a sonnet marked off by its rhyme scheme
  3. c Does not rely on meter, often pays more attention to the shape of the poem instead of the sound of the poem.
  4. 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.
  5. e a figure of speech in which an explicit comparison is made between two things essentially unlike. (like, as, than)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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)
  2. a reference, explicit or implicit, to something in literature or history
  3. 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.
  4. a compact paradox in which two successive words seemingly contradict each other
  5. 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

  1. coupleta fixed form of 14 lines, normally iambic pentameter, with a rhyme scheme conforming to one of two types either Italian or English

          

  2. Lyric Poema brief concentrated poem with single subject, focus, voice with simple musicality.

          

  3. Petrarchan sonneta sonnet rhyming ABABCDCDEFEFGG; three coordinate quatrains and a concluding couplet

          

  4. Line lengtha figure of speech in which an explicit comparison is made between two things essentially unlike. (like, as, than)

          

  5. dictiona figure of speech in which an explicit comparison is made between two things essentially unlike. (like, as, than)