5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a When a line of poetry continues to the next line without punctuation.
- b Three lines of poetry forming a stanza or a complete poem.
- c A lament for the dead or a meditation on the thoughts that death arouses.
- d A long, narrative poem on a great and serious subject.
- e When an object/person is referred to by another object that is closely associated with it.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Any resemblance (similarity) between otherwise unlike objects.
- A play on words.
- A four-line stanza or a complete poem.
- 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.
- A word meaning how it sounds.
5 True/False questions
Metaphor → When a word or phrase is compared to something it does not literally resemble in order to emphasize particular qualities.
Figurative Language → Non-literal speech used to achieve a special effect.
Couplet → A stanza of two lines which usually rhyme.
Assonance → A type of rhyme where vowel sounds are repeated.
Stanza → A figure of speech that expresses a resemblance between things of different kinds often using like or as.