5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a a deliberate, extravagant, and often outrageous exaggeration.
- b usually a repeated grouping of three or more lines with the same meter and rhyme scheme.
- c something that is simultaneously itself and a sign of something else.
- d Exaggeration for effect.
- e a poem consisting of four lines of verse with a specific rhyming scheme.
5 Multiple choice questions
- double-meaning, especially when the second is impolite.
- an unusual or startling analogy pointing to a striking parallel between two seemingly dissimilar things. comparing his soul and his wife's to legs of a mathematical compass.
- A movement in literary criticism which denies that literature has any objective enduring, or universal meaning. disassembling old ways of thinking (political motives)
- the sensory details of a work. When AP asks you to discuss this, look carefully at sensory details, metaphors, and similes.
- A short, pithy and instructive statement of truth. Same thing as a Maxim.
5 True/False questions
internal rhyme → rhyme that occurs within a line, rather than at the end.
Modernism → A literary movement in the early 20th century which prided itself on its novelty in breaking away from the established rules and traditions.
Allusion → the use of words in a literary work. (colloquial is everyday usage in a group)
terza rima → a three-line stanza rhymed aba, bcb, cdc.
caesura → a pause, usually near the middle of a line of verse, usually indicated by the sense of the line, and often greater than the normal pause.