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5 Matching questions

  1. Alliteration
  2. Denotation
  3. Refrain
  4. Couplet
  5. Hyperbole
  1. a The literal meaning of a word.
  2. b A pair of rhyming lines.
  3. c A repeated line or phrase
  4. d The repetition of identical initial consonant sounds within words that are in close proximity.
  5. e A figure of speech that exaggerates what is true

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. To end a line with a punctuation mark, thus calling attention to the line as a structure within the poem.
  4. Rhyme coming at the end of lines.
  5. Unrhymed iambic pentameter

5 True/False questions

  1. AnaphoraA figure of speech that makes an apparently contradictory statement that is nonetheless true


  2. ImageryMeter 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.


  3. MeterA stanza composed of six lines


  4. PersonificationThe literal meaning of a word.


  5. EnjambA stanza containing eight lines.