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5 Matching questions

  1. extended metaphor
  2. Paradox
  3. free verse
  4. enjambment
  5. Deconstruction
  1. a the continuation of the sense and grammatical construction from one line of poetry to the next.
    "Or if Sion hill
    Delight thee more"
  2. b poetry which is not written in a traditional meter but is still rhythmical.
  3. c A truth within a seemingly contradictory statement. Examples: War is Peace, Doublethink
  4. d A movement in literary criticism which denies that literature has any objective enduring, or universal meaning. disassembling old ways of thinking (political motives)
  5. e an implied analogy, or comparison, which is carried throughout a stanza or an entire poem.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a stanza of three lines in which each line ends with the same rhyme.
  2. any short poem that presents a single speaker who expresses thoughts and feelings. (sonnets and odes are a form of this)
  3. the mode of expression in language of an author.
  4. the manner in which an author expresses his or her attitude; the intonation of the voice that expresses meaning. the result of allusion, diction, figurative language, imagery, irony, symbol, syntax, and style.
  5. a reference in work of literature to something outside the work, especially to a well-known historical or literary event, person, or work.

5 True/False questions

  1. feminine rhymerhyme that falls on the stressed and concluding syllables of the rhyme-words. (keep and sleep) (glow and no)


  2. MoodThat atmosphere of a literary work with the intention of evoking a certain emotion from the audience. may be created by setting, voice, tone, and theme.


  3. Epitheta six-line stanza. commonly referred to as the second division of an Italian sonnet.


  4. MalapropismA comic misuse of common words.


  5. AphorismThe ordinary use of language, without rhythm, meter, or rhyme. not poetry.