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5 Matching questions

  1. Paradox
  2. sestet
  3. Motif
  4. Deconstruction
  5. Soliloquy
  1. a A truth within a seemingly contradictory statement. Examples: War is Peace, Doublethink
  2. b An extended speech in which a lone character expresses his or her thoughts
  3. c A movement in literary criticism which denies that literature has any objective enduring, or universal meaning. disassembling old ways of thinking (political motives)
  4. d a six-line stanza. commonly referred to as the second division of an Italian sonnet.
  5. e One of the key ideas which contributes to the main Theme of a literary work.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. an implied analogy, or comparison, which is carried throughout a stanza or an entire poem.
  2. the sensory details of a work. When AP asks you to discuss this, look carefully at sensory details, metaphors, and similes.
  3. rhyme that occurs within a line, rather than at the end.
  4. two end-stopped iambic pentameter lines rhymed aa, bb, cc with the thought usually completed in the two-line unit. "But when to mischief mortals bend their will,
    How soon they find fit instruments of ill!"
  5. a sustained and formal poem setting for the poet's meditations upon death or another solemn theme.

5 True/False questions

  1. ConnotationA literary device: a suggested, implied or evocative meaning.


  2. stylewriting that seeks to arouse a reader's disapproval of an object by ridicule. usually a comedy that exposes erros with an eye to correct vice and folly.


  3. octavean eight-line stanza. commonly refers to the first division of an Italian sonnet.


  4. feminine rhymea rhyme of two syllables, one stressed and one unstressed, sometimes called double rhyme. "audition and rendition"


  5. Allusiona reference in work of literature to something outside the work, especially to a well-known historical or literary event, person, or work.