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5 Matching questions

  1. Epic
  2. Metonymy
  3. Elegy
  4. Enjambment
  5. Tercet
  1. a When a line of poetry continues to the next line without punctuation.
  2. b Three lines of poetry forming a stanza or a complete poem.
  3. c A lament for the dead or a meditation on the thoughts that death arouses.
  4. d A long, narrative poem on a great and serious subject.
  5. e When an object/person is referred to by another object that is closely associated with it.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Any resemblance (similarity) between otherwise unlike objects.
  2. A play on words.
  3. A four-line stanza or a complete poem.
  4. Originally a song performed in ancient Greece to the accompaniment of a lyre. A term now used for any fairly short poem in the voice of a single speaker.
  5. A word meaning how it sounds.

5 True/False questions

  1. MetaphorWhen a word or phrase is compared to something it does not literally resemble in order to emphasize particular qualities.


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


  3. CoupletA stanza of two lines which usually rhyme.


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


  5. StanzaA figure of speech that expresses a resemblance between things of different kinds often using like or as.