5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a The struggle between opposing forces that provide the central action and interest in any literary plot.
- b something that is simultaneously itself and a sign of something else.
- c The ordinary use of language, without rhythm, meter, or rhyme. not poetry.
- d the mode of expression in language of an author.
- e a similar grammatical structure within a line or lines of poetry. You need to work quickly and decisively. My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country
5 Multiple choice questions
- a non-dramatic poem which tells a story or presents a narrative, whether simple or complex, long or short. (epics and ballads are a form of this)
- a poem which employs a dramatic form or some element or elements of dramatic techniques as a means of achieving poetic ends.
- A literary movement in the early 20th century which prided itself on its novelty in breaking away from the established rules and traditions.
- a 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.
- a stanza of three lines in which each line ends with the same rhyme.
5 True/False questions
sonnet → 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.
Voice → One of the key ideas which contributes to the main Theme of a literary work.
Motif → 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.
heroic couplet → a two-line stanza, usually with end-rhymes the same.
Post Modernism → a figure of speech characterized by strongly contrasting words, clauses, sentences, or ideas, as in "Man proposes; God disposes." balancing one term against another for emphasis.