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5 Matching questions

  1. Consonance
  2. Pun
  3. Stanza
  4. Assonance
  5. Analogy
  1. a A type of rhyme where vowel sounds are repeated.
  2. b Any resemblance (similarity) between otherwise unlike objects.
  3. c A repetition of consonant sounds within words.
  4. d A play on words.
  5. e A division of a poem consisting of a series of lines often times with a reoccurring pattern or rhyme.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A stanza of two lines which usually rhyme.
  2. When a word or phrase is compared to something it does not literally resemble in order to emphasize particular qualities.
  3. Three lines of poetry forming a stanza or a complete poem.
  4. A type of rhyme where first sounds are repeated in successive words.
  5. When a line of poetry continues to the next line without punctuation.

5 True/False questions

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


  2. LyricOriginally 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.


  3. ElegyA long, narrative poem on a great and serious subject.


  4. ElisionA lament for the dead or a meditation on the thoughts that death arouses.


  5. HyperboleExaggeration not meant to be taken literally.


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