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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. conceit
  2. rhyme scheme
  3. paradox
  4. Italian sonnet
  5. caesura
  1. a extended metaphor
  2. b the pattern of rhyme in a poem
  3. c a break or pause (usually for sense) in the middle of a verse line
  4. d 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. e a statement or proposition that seems self-contradictory or absurd but in reality expresses a possible truth.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. passing reference or indirect mention
  2. the literal meaning of a word
  3. refers to the implied or suggested meanings associated with a word beyond its dictionary definition
  4. something that stands for or represents something else
  5. The grammatical structure of prose and poetry; sentence structure, punctuation and lines

5 True/False questions

  1. English sonnetShakespearean:
    consists of three quatrains with the rhyme pattern "abab," cdcd," "efef" followed by a couplet with the pattern "gg" containing the "turn"


  2. juxtapositionthe literal meaning of a word


  3. stanzathe writer's or speaker's attitude toward the subject of a story, toward a character, or toward the audience (the readers).


  4. figure of speechA device used to produce figurative language. Many compare dissimilar things.


  5. puna play on words, often achieved through the use of words with similar sounds but different meanings