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5 Matching questions

  1. simile
  2. rhyme scheme
  3. blank verse
  4. fixed form
  5. enjambment
  1. a the continuation of meaning, without pause or break, from one line of poetry to the next
  2. b poetry written in unrhymed iambic pentameter
  3. c a poem that may be categorized by the pattern of its lines, meter, rhythm, or stanzas.
  4. d a figure of speech that expresses a resemblance between things of different kinds (usually formed with 'like' or 'as')
  5. e the pattern of rhyme in a poem

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Shakespearean:
    consists of three quatrains with the rhyme pattern "abab," cdcd," "efef" followed by a couplet with the pattern "gg" containing the "turn"
  2. a fourteen line form of poetry
  3. a break or pause (usually for sense) in the middle of a verse line
  4. a figure of speech in which one directly addresses an absent or imaginary person, or some abstraction
  5. a play on words, often achieved through the use of words with similar sounds but different meanings

5 True/False questions

  1. connotationthe literal meaning of a word

          

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

          

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

          

  4. alliterationthe literal meaning of a word

          

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

          

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