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5 Matching questions

  1. Epic Poem
  2. quatrain
  3. free verse
  4. denotation
  5. onomatopoeia
  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 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
  3. c a four-line stanza; a four-line division of a sonnet marked off by its rhyme scheme
  4. d the use of words that supposedly mimic their meaning in their sound (boom, click, pop)
  5. e the basic definition or dictionary meaning of a word

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a reference, explicit or implicit, to something in literature or history
  2. The combination of non-existent margins and stressed and unstressed sounds(meter) are part of what makes a poem different from poetry.
  3. it is printed or written with margins whereas poetry often ignores the margins, especially the right margin. Additionally, some words and even parts of words when spoken are stressed while others are unstressed
  4. 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.
  5. a speech pause occurring within a line

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. figure of speechany way of saying something other than the ordinary way; a way of saying something and meaning another


  3. Different Rhyming patternsCouplet, Triplet, Quatrain, Terza Rima and Spencerian Sonnet


  4. alliterationthe 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)


  5. MeterTaken 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.