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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. figure of speech
  2. rhythm
  3. Italian sonnet
  4. syntax
  5. fixed form
  1. a The grammatical structure of prose and poetry; sentence structure, punctuation and lines
  2. b Petrarchan:
    a sonnet consisting of an octave with the rhyme pattern abbaabba, with a "turn" at the end, followed by a sestet with the rhyme pattern cdecde or cdcdcd
  3. c the pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in a line of poetry
  4. d a poem that may be categorized by the pattern of its lines, meter, rhythm, or stanzas.
  5. e A device used to produce figurative language. Many compare dissimilar things.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a side-by-side position in order to compare
  2. a break or pause (usually for sense) in the middle of a verse line
  3. A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given human feelings, thoughts, or attitudes
  4. the author's choice of words that creates tone, attitude, and style, as well as meaning
  5. a figure of speech that emphasizes its subject by conscious understatement

5 True/False questions

  1. consonancethe repetition of similar vowels in the stressed syllables of successive words

          

  2. metera theme or idea in a work of art or literature that is developed or repeated

          

  3. speakerthe person speaking in the poem, like the narrator in prose - not always the poet

          

  4. rhyme schemethe pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in a line of poetry

          

  5. English sonnetPetrarchan:
    a sonnet consisting of an octave with the rhyme pattern abbaabba, with a "turn" at the end, followed by a sestet with the rhyme pattern cdecde or cdcdcd