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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. meter
  2. elegy
  3. alliteration
  4. dactyl
  5. foot
  1. a a stressed syllable followed by two unstressed ones
  2. b metrical unit composed of stressed and unstressed syllables
  3. c the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
  4. d a poem that celebrates a dead person or people
  5. e measured pattern of rhythmic accents in a poem

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a comparison between two things using like or as
  2. when the author is conveying something other than the literal meaning
  3. a figure of speech involving exaggeration
  4. the recurrence of accent or stress in a line
  5. two lines that have the same structure, rhythm, or rhyme

5 True/False questions

  1. personificationgiving human qualities to inanimate objects


  2. sonneta metrical foot represented by two stressed syllables


  3. villanellea nineteen line poem that relies on repetition


  4. allegorya symbolic narrative in which the surface details imply a secondary meaning


  5. Iamban object or action that means something else