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5 Matching questions

  1. quatrain
  2. Hyperbole
  3. hyperbole
  4. stanza
  5. symbol
  1. a a deliberate, extravagant, and often outrageous exaggeration.
  2. b usually a repeated grouping of three or more lines with the same meter and rhyme scheme.
  3. c something that is simultaneously itself and a sign of something else.
  4. d Exaggeration for effect.
  5. e a poem consisting of four lines of verse with a specific rhyming scheme.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. double-meaning, especially when the second is impolite.
  2. 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.
  3. A movement in literary criticism which denies that literature has any objective enduring, or universal meaning. disassembling old ways of thinking (political motives)
  4. the sensory details of a work. When AP asks you to discuss this, look carefully at sensory details, metaphors, and similes.
  5. A short, pithy and instructive statement of truth. Same thing as a Maxim.

5 True/False questions

  1. internal rhymerhyme that occurs within a line, rather than at the end.


  2. ModernismA literary movement in the early 20th century which prided itself on its novelty in breaking away from the established rules and traditions.


  3. Allusionthe use of words in a literary work. (colloquial is everyday usage in a group)


  4. terza rimaa three-line stanza rhymed aba, bcb, cdc.


  5. caesuraa 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.


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