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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Couplet
  2. Onomatopoeia
  3. End rhyme
  4. Hyperbole
  5. Sestet
  1. a A stanza composed of six lines
  2. b A figure of speech that exaggerates what is true
  3. c The technique of using words that sound like their meaning, ex: thwack, thunk, pow.
  4. d Rhyme coming at the end of lines.
  5. e A pair of rhyming lines.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Rhymes that are not exact, only approximate
  2. A stanza containing eight lines.
  3. 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.
  4. To end a line with a punctuation mark, thus calling attention to the line as a structure within the poem.
  5. 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.

5 True/False questions

  1. QuatrainA stanza containing four lines


  2. ElegyMeter 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. ImageryA description of a sensory impression


  4. Internal rhymeRhyme coming at the end of lines.


  5. PersonificationA figure of speech that gives the qualities of a human to that which is non-human


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