5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a A truth within a seemingly contradictory statement. Examples: War is Peace, Doublethink
- b An extended speech in which a lone character expresses his or her thoughts
- c A movement in literary criticism which denies that literature has any objective enduring, or universal meaning. disassembling old ways of thinking (political motives)
- d a six-line stanza. commonly referred to as the second division of an Italian sonnet.
- e One of the key ideas which contributes to the main Theme of a literary work.
5 Multiple choice questions
- an implied analogy, or comparison, which is carried throughout a stanza or an entire poem.
- the sensory details of a work. When AP asks you to discuss this, look carefully at sensory details, metaphors, and similes.
- rhyme that occurs within a line, rather than at the end.
- 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!"
- a sustained and formal poem setting for the poet's meditations upon death or another solemn theme.
5 True/False questions
Connotation → A literary device: a suggested, implied or evocative meaning.
style → 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.
octave → an eight-line stanza. commonly refers to the first division of an Italian sonnet.
feminine rhyme → a rhyme of two syllables, one stressed and one unstressed, sometimes called double rhyme. "audition and rendition"
Allusion → a reference in work of literature to something outside the work, especially to a well-known historical or literary event, person, or work.