5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Abstract Diction
- a An author's distinctive literary style, basic vision, and general attitude toward the world.
- b A nickname associated with a certain character. Dog is man's best friend. Calling the creature demon or wretch.
- c A literary technique which imitates and ridicules another author or genre.
- d Words that express general ideas or concepts. (metaphorically diction: light means wisdom, light means truth.
- e The author uses literal meaning of a word to emphasize a specific or important fact.
5 Multiple choice questions
- something that is simultaneously itself and a sign of something else.
- When authors throw in a random solution to the character's problem.
- a two-line stanza, usually with end-rhymes the same.
- The concluding action of a drama, especially a classical tragedy, following the climax and containing a resolution of the plot.
- the continuation of the sense and grammatical construction from one line of poetry to the next.
"Or if Sion hill
Delight thee more"
5 True/False questions
Chiasm → A literary structure used by Homer and other writers, including some Biblical authors, in which parallel ideas are first stated in one order, and then repeated in reverse order.
quatrain → a group of words forming a phrase or sentence and consisting of one or more lines repeated at intervals in a poem, usually at the end of a stanza.
Malapropism → A short, pithy and instructive statement of truth. Same thing as a Maxim.
didactic poem → a poem which employs a dramatic form or some element or elements of dramatic techniques as a means of achieving poetic ends.
terza rima → rhyme that appears correct from spelling, but is half-rhyme or slant rhyme from the pronunciation. (watch and match, love and move)