5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Figurative Language
- a A lament for the dead or a meditation on the thoughts that death arouses.
- b A four-line stanza or a complete poem.
- c Non-literal speech used to achieve a special effect.
- d A division of a poem consisting of a series of lines often times with a reoccurring pattern or rhyme.
- e When an object/person is referred to by another object that is closely associated with it.
5 Multiple choice questions
- When a line of poetry continues to the next line without punctuation.
- A long, narrative poem on a great and serious subject.
- When a word or phrase is compared to something it does not literally resemble in order to emphasize particular qualities.
- A pause within a line of poetry.
- 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 True/False questions
Pun → A long, narrative poem on a great and serious subject.
Personification → A figure of speech where animals, ideas, or inorganic objects are given human characteristics.
Simile → Something that is itself and something else.
Elision → The leaving out of an unstressed syllable or vowel, usually in order to keep a regular meter in a line of poetry.
Hyperbole → Something that is itself and something else.