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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Robert Frost
  2. quintrain
  3. stanza
  4. William Shakespeare
  5. refrain
  1. a author of "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening"
  2. b 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"
  3. c term for a five-line stanza
  4. d groups of lines having the same metrical pattern repeated throughout
  5. e a phrase or sentence which is repeated at intervals in a poem, usually at the end of a stanza

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. poem that is constructed in such a way that the printed shape suggests the topic of the poem
  2. a 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
  3. term for an eight-line stanza
  4. term for a seven-line stanza
  5. Japanese poet who is considered to be the greatest master of haiku; abandoned warfare to write poetry and helped develop the art of haiku

5 True/False questions

  1. Victor VasarelyHungarian painter of optical art, including "Alom"


  2. Piet Mondrianname for a fixed form of five lines with an anapestic rhythm and a rhyme scheme of aabba; especially suitable to light and humorous themes or nonsense


  3. free versetraditional pattern which applies to an entire poem


  4. sonnetterm for a seven-line stanza


  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..."