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5 Matching questions

  1. eye rhyme
  2. antithesis
  3. sestet
  4. villanelle
  5. meter
  1. a the repetition of a regular rhythmic unit in a line of poetry. each unit of ____ is known as a foot.
  2. b a nineteen-line poem divided into five tercets and a final quatrain. uses only two rhymes repeated as: aba, aba, aba,aba,aba,abaa
  3. c a six-line stanza. commonly referred to as the second division of an Italian sonnet.
  4. d 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.
  5. e rhyme that appears correct from spelling, but is half-rhyme or slant rhyme from the pronunciation. (watch and match, love and move)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The decisive moment and the turning point of the action in the plot of a play or story. The part which determines the outcome of the conflict.
  2. The general explanation of the meaning of a literary work.
  3. Exaggeration for effect.
  4. a seven-line stanza of iambic pentameter rhymed ababbcc.
  5. An author's distinctive literary style, basic vision, and general attitude toward the world.

5 True/False questions

  1. octavean eight-line stanza. commonly refers to the first division of an Italian sonnet.


  2. Digressionthe use of words in a literary work. (colloquial is everyday usage in a group)


  3. structurethe arrangement of materials within a work; the relationship of the parts of a work to the whole; the logical divisions of a work.


  4. devices of soundthe use of words in a literary work. (colloquial is everyday usage in a group)


  5. tonethe manner in which an author expresses his or her attitude; the intonation of the voice that expresses meaning. the result of allusion, diction, figurative language, imagery, irony, symbol, syntax, and style.