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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Couplet
  2. Stanza
  3. Connotation
  4. Refrain
  5. Enjamb
  1. a A pair of rhyming lines.
  2. b The implied meaning of a word, as opposed to its denotative or literal meaning. For instance, the word chair can connote rest or leisure, while it denotes a surface, elevated on legs on which one can sit.
  3. c A group of lines within a poem
  4. d A repeated line or phrase
  5. e Also know as a "Enjambment." To carry a thought from one line to the next without the interruption of punctuation, thus making the line more prose like than if the lines were end-stopped.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A figure of speech that gives the qualities of a human to that which is non-human
  2. A description of a sensory impression
  3. Rhyme coming at the end of lines.
  4. A repetition of a word or words at the beginning of successive lines, clauses, or sentences
  5. Unrhymed iambic pentameter

5 True/False questions

  1. AllusionA reference to an earlier literary work or to an historical event.

          

  2. VillanelleA nineteen-line poem written iambic pentameter and compsed of five tercets and one ending quatrain. Its rhyme scheme is aba aba aba aba aba abaa. The villanelle repeats line 1 in lines 6, 12, and 18, and repeats line 3 in lines 9, 15, and 19.

          

  3. MeterMeter measures the regular patterns of rhythm, called metrical feet, which are created by the degree to which we accent each syllable. The iambic foot is natural to the English language and, therefore, the most common.

          

  4. OnomatopoeiaThe implied meaning of a word, as opposed to its denotative or literal meaning. For instance, the word chair can connote rest or leisure, while it denotes a surface, elevated on legs on which one can sit.

          

  5. ParadoxA song-like narrative poem originating in the oral tradition.