5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a A short, pithy and instructive statement of truth. Same thing as a Maxim.
- b the continuation of the sense and grammatical construction from one line of poetry to the next.
"Or if Sion hill
Delight thee more"
- 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 A literary device: a suggested, implied or evocative meaning.
5 Multiple choice questions
- a six-line stanza. commonly referred to as the second division of an Italian sonnet.
- a restatement of an idea in such a way as to retain the meaning while changing the diction and form.
- A nickname associated with a certain character. Dog is man's best friend. Calling the creature demon or wretch.
- The general explanation of the meaning of a literary work.
- falling action
5 True/False questions
poetic foot → any short poem that presents a single speaker who expresses thoughts and feelings. (sonnets and odes are a form of this)
lyric poem → any short poem that presents a single speaker who expresses thoughts and feelings. (sonnets and odes are a form of this)
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.
Soliloquy → 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.
eye rhyme → rhyme that appears correct from spelling, but is half-rhyme or slant rhyme from the pronunciation. (watch and match, love and move)