5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a A type of rhyme where vowel sounds are repeated.
- b Any resemblance (similarity) between otherwise unlike objects.
- c A repetition of consonant sounds within words.
- d A play on words.
- e A division of a poem consisting of a series of lines often times with a reoccurring pattern or rhyme.
5 Multiple choice questions
- A stanza of two lines which usually rhyme.
- When a word or phrase is compared to something it does not literally resemble in order to emphasize particular qualities.
- Three lines of poetry forming a stanza or a complete poem.
- A type of rhyme where first sounds are repeated in successive words.
- When a line of poetry continues to the next line without punctuation.
5 True/False questions
Simile → A figure of speech that expresses a resemblance between things of different kinds often using like or as.
Lyric → 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.
Elegy → A long, narrative poem on a great and serious subject.
Elision → A lament for the dead or a meditation on the thoughts that death arouses.
Hyperbole → Exaggeration not meant to be taken literally.