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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. theme
  2. Italian sonnet
  3. foot
  4. rhyme scheme
  5. syntax
  1. a The grammatical structure of prose and poetry; sentence structure, punctuation and lines
  2. b The basic rhythmic unit of a line of poetry, formed by a combination of two or three syllables, either stressed or unstressed.
  3. c a unifying idea that is a recurrent element in a literary or artistic work, shown though the relationship between verbs and nouns
  4. d the pattern of rhyme in a poem
  5. e 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

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a short poem of songlike quality
  2. A figure of speech in which a part is used for the whole (as hand for sailor), the whole for a part (as the law for police officer), the specific for the general (as cutthroat for assassin), the general for the specific (as thief for pickpocket), or the material for the thing made from it (as steel for sword).
  3. Shakespearean:
    consists of three quatrains with the rhyme pattern "abab," cdcd," "efef" followed by a couplet with the pattern "gg" containing the "turn"
  4. a fourteen line form of poetry
  5. the continuation of meaning, without pause or break, from one line of poetry to the next

5 True/False questions

  1. hyperbolea figure of speech that uses exaggeration to express strong emotion, make a point, or evoke humor

          

  2. apostropheA figure of speech in which a part is used for the whole (as hand for sailor), the whole for a part (as the law for police officer), the specific for the general (as cutthroat for assassin), the general for the specific (as thief for pickpocket), or the material for the thing made from it (as steel for sword).

          

  3. rhythmthe pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in a line of poetry

          

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

          

  5. assonancethe repetition of similar vowels in the stressed syllables of successive words