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5 Matching questions

  1. Voice
  2. Denotation
  3. Parody
  4. Abstract Diction
  5. Epithet
  1. a An author's distinctive literary style, basic vision, and general attitude toward the world.
  2. b A nickname associated with a certain character. Dog is man's best friend. Calling the creature demon or wretch.
  3. c A literary technique which imitates and ridicules another author or genre.
  4. d Words that express general ideas or concepts. (metaphorically diction: light means wisdom, light means truth.
  5. e The author uses literal meaning of a word to emphasize a specific or important fact.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. something that is simultaneously itself and a sign of something else.
  2. When authors throw in a random solution to the character's problem.
  3. a two-line stanza, usually with end-rhymes the same.
  4. The concluding action of a drama, especially a classical tragedy, following the climax and containing a resolution of the plot.
  5. 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

  1. ChiasmA 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.


  2. quatraina 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.


  3. MalapropismA short, pithy and instructive statement of truth. Same thing as a Maxim.


  4. didactic poema poem which employs a dramatic form or some element or elements of dramatic techniques as a means of achieving poetic ends.


  5. terza rimarhyme that appears correct from spelling, but is half-rhyme or slant rhyme from the pronunciation. (watch and match, love and move)