5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- poetic foot
- terza rima
- a a three-line stanza rhymed aba, bcb, cdc.
- b a group of syllables in verse usually consisting of one accented syllable and one or two unaccented syllables associated with it.
- c a short work of nonfiction prose in which a writer attempts to fulfill a specific purpose.
- d 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.
- e writing 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.
5 Multiple choice questions
- a poem consisting of four lines of verse with a specific rhyming scheme.
- the sensory details of a work. When AP asks you to discuss this, look carefully at sensory details, metaphors, and similes.
- the arrangement of materials within a work; the relationship of the parts of a work to the whole; the logical divisions of a work.
- the repetition of a regular rhythmic unit in a line of poetry. each unit of ____ is known as a foot.
- a sustained and formal poem setting for the poet's meditations upon death or another solemn theme.
5 True/False questions
blank verse → unrhymed iambic pentameter
Paradox → A literary technique which imitates and ridicules another author or genre.
tercet → a stanza of three lines in which each line ends with the same rhyme.
enjambment → falling action
Catastrophe → The concluding action of a drama, especially a classical tragedy, following the climax and containing a resolution of the plot.