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5 Matching questions

  1. cinquain
  2. "Alom"
  3. octave (octet)
  4. William Shakespeare
  5. tercet
  1. a term for a three-line stanza
  2. b a five-line poem of two, four, six, eight, and two syllables
  3. c term for an eight-line stanza
  4. d name of the optical art by Victor Vasarely contrasting red and blue squares and circles
  5. e author who wrote dozens of plays, including "Romeo and Juliet," "Hamlet," and "Macbeth," as well as over a hundred sonnets; possibly the greatest writer of all time; author of "Sonnet LXXIII: That Time of Year"

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Hungarian painter of optical art, including "Alom"
  2. sonnet made up of three quatrains and a couplet; often presents three examples or ideas in the quatrains, and a conclusion in the couplets
  3. sonnet that has two parts, an octave and a sestet, which represent a division in thought
  4. term for a two-line stanza
  5. form that has no rhythm or meter and tends to follow the normal rhythms and cadences of speech

5 True/False questions

  1. sestetterm for a six-line stanza


  2. continuous formform of poetry with no grouping of lines or breaks


  3. haikua Japanese form, usually unrhymed, that consists of three lines with five, seven, and five syllables respectively; attempts to present and image and suggest an insight while evoking an emotional response or mood


  4. stanza formgroups of lines having the same metrical pattern repeated throughout


  5. "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening"poem by Robert Frost that includes the lines:
    "The woods are lovely, dark and deep,
    But I have promises to keep..."