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5 Matching questions

  1. litote
  2. allusion
  3. free verse
  4. alliteration
  5. tone
  1. a unrhymed verse without a consistent metrical pattern
  2. b the writer's or speaker's attitude toward the subject of a story, toward a character, or toward the audience (the readers).
  3. c use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed syllable in a line of verse
  4. d a figure of speech that emphasizes its subject by conscious understatement
  5. e passing reference or indirect mention

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A regular pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in a line of poetry, determined by a certain number of feet
  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. refers to the implied or suggested meanings associated with a word beyond its dictionary definition
  4. a play on words, often achieved through the use of words with similar sounds but different meanings
  5. a fixed number of lines of verse forming a unit of a poem:
    couplet=2
    tercet/triplet=3
    quatrain=4
    sestet=6
    septet=7
    octave/octet=8

5 True/False questions

  1. figurative languagelanguage that is used in writing to produce images in a reader's mind and to express ideas in fresh, vivid, and imaginative ways

          

  2. footThe basic rhythmic unit of a line of poetry, formed by a combination of two or three syllables, either stressed or unstressed.

          

  3. Italian 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

          

  4. lyrica short poem of songlike quality

          

  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

          

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