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5 Matching questions

  1. Slant Rhyme
  2. Quatrain
  3. Imagery
  4. Internal rhyme
  5. Enjamb
  1. a Rhymes that are not exact, only approximate
  2. b A description of a sensory impression
  3. c 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. d A stanza containing four lines
  5. e Occurs when one or both of the rhyming words comes within the line.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The literal meaning of a word.
  2. A fourteen-line poem written in iambic pentameter
  3. A figure of speech that gives the qualities of a human to that which is non-human
  4. A reference to an earlier literary work or to an historical event.
  5. Unrhymed iambic pentameter

5 True/False questions

  1. StanzaA group of lines within a poem


  2. CoupletA fourteen-line poem written in iambic pentameter


  3. HyperboleA figure of speech that exaggerates what is true


  4. 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.


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