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5 Matching questions

  1. lyric poem
  2. Aphorism
  3. hyperbole
  4. assonance
  5. Catastrophe
  1. a a deliberate, extravagant, and often outrageous exaggeration.
  2. b The concluding action of a drama, especially a classical tragedy, following the climax and containing a resolution of the plot.
  3. c any short poem that presents a single speaker who expresses thoughts and feelings. (sonnets and odes are a form of this)
  4. d A short, pithy and instructive statement of truth. Same thing as a Maxim.
  5. e the repetition of identical or similar vowel sounds.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. That 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.
  2. Two words back to back that mean opposite things. Pretty Ugly, or wise fool
  3. a type of irony in which a person appears to be praising something but is actually insulting it. Its purpose is to injure or to hurt.
  4. An author's distinctive literary style, basic vision, and general attitude toward the world.
  5. the arrangement of materials within a work; the relationship of the parts of a work to the whole; the logical divisions of a work.

5 True/False questions

  1. apostrophea figure of speech in which someone, some abstract quality, or a nonexistent personage is directly addressed as though present.


  2. free verserhyme that appears correct from spelling, but is half-rhyme or slant rhyme from the pronunciation. (watch and match, love and move)


  3. metonymya figure of speech which is characterized by the substitution of a term naming an object closely associated with the word in mind for the word itself. The kind is the "crown"


  4. terceta stanza of three lines in which each line ends with the same rhyme.


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