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5 Matching questions

  1. Metonymy
  2. Personification
  3. Pun
  4. Dramatic
  5. Elision
  1. a A play on words.
  2. b The leaving out of an unstressed syllable or vowel, usually in order to keep a regular meter in a line of poetry.
  3. c When an object/person is referred to by another object that is closely associated with it.
  4. d A figure of speech where animals, ideas, or inorganic objects are given human characteristics.
  5. e A poem written in the voice of a character assumed by the poet.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A type of rhyme where first sounds are repeated in successive words.
  2. Exaggeration not meant to be taken literally.
  3. A division of a poem consisting of a series of lines often times with a reoccurring pattern or rhyme.
  4. A four-line stanza or a complete poem.
  5. When a line of poetry continues to the next line without punctuation.

5 True/False questions

  1. ConsonanceA type of rhyme where vowel sounds are repeated.


  2. CoupletA stanza of two lines which usually rhyme.


  3. EpicA play on words.


  4. AssonanceA type of rhyme where vowel sounds are repeated.


  5. Figurative LanguageNon-literal speech used to achieve a special effect.