5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- rhetorical poetry
- Modern Free Verse
- Find the Example of Figurative Language
- a repetition of an opening word or phrase in a series of lines
- b The formality, informality, humor all contribute to the poems effect
- c Does not rely on meter, often pays more attention to the shape of the poem instead of the sound of the poem.
- d As I tugged on its leash, my suitcase followed behind me like a large reluctant dog.
- e poetry using artificially eloquent language; that is, language too high-flown for its occasion and unfaithful to the full complexity of human experience
5 Multiple choice questions
- The combination of non-existent margins and stressed and unstressed sounds(meter) are part of what makes a poem different from poetry.
- Longer than some poems, it is usually a slowly unfolding description of some event and often includes humor. It is easy to read and is usually sequential.
- The is no external pattern but there is often an implied of "felt" pattern. nonmetrical poetry in which the basic rhythmic unit is the line, and in which pauses, line breaks, and formal patterns develop organically from the requirements of the individual poem rather than from established
- poetry having as a primary purpose to teach or preach
- 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 True/False questions
Imagery → 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.
tone → 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
alliteration → a reference, explicit or implicit, to something in literature or history
oxymoron → a compact paradox in which two successive words seemingly contradict each other
diction → Word choice. The words a poet chooses contributes to the poems effect.