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5 Matching questions

  1. dramatic poem
  2. Parody
  3. Denotation
  4. Allusion
  5. Modernism
  1. a A literary movement in the early 20th century which prided itself on its novelty in breaking away from the established rules and traditions.
  2. b a reference in work of literature to something outside the work, especially to a well-known historical or literary event, person, or work.
  3. c A literary technique which imitates and ridicules another author or genre.
  4. d The author uses literal meaning of a word to emphasize a specific or important fact.
  5. e a poem which employs a dramatic form or some element or elements of dramatic techniques as a means of achieving poetic ends.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. any short poem that presents a single speaker who expresses thoughts and feelings. (sonnets and odes are a form of this)
  2. a deliberate, extravagant, and often outrageous exaggeration.
  3. A literary device in which the author creates a temporary departure from the main subject or narrative in order to focus on a related matter.
  4. usually a repeated grouping of three or more lines with the same meter and rhyme scheme.
  5. a four-line stanza rhymed abcd with four feet in lines one and three and three feet in lines two and four.

5 True/False questions

  1. feminine rhymerhyme that falls on the stressed and concluding syllables of the rhyme-words. (keep and sleep) (glow and no)


  2. parallelismA comic misuse of common words.


  3. toneAn author's distinctive literary style, basic vision, and general attitude toward the world.


  4. Malapropisma 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. Frame StoryThe literary device of creating a larger story for the purpose of combining a number of shorter stories in a unity.


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