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5 Matching questions

  1. Meter
  2. Quatrain
  3. Allusion
  4. Anaphora
  5. Sonnet
  1. a Meter 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.
  2. b A reference to an earlier literary work or to an historical event.
  3. c A fourteen-line poem written in iambic pentameter
  4. d A repetition of a word or words at the beginning of successive lines, clauses, or sentences
  5. e A stanza containing four lines

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The literal meaning of a word.
  2. A stanza composed of six lines
  3. The technique of using words that sound like their meaning, ex: thwack, thunk, pow.
  4. A 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.
  5. A stanza composed of three lines

5 True/False questions

  1. Free VersePoetry without regular patterns of rhyme and meter


  2. CoupletA pair of rhyming lines.


  3. HyperboleA stanza composed of three lines


  4. StanzaA fourteen-line poem written in iambic pentameter


  5. RefrainA stanza containing four lines