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5 Matching questions

  1. Tercet
  2. Ballad
  3. Internal rhyme
  4. Foot
  5. Quatrain
  1. a A stanza containing four lines
  2. b A song-like narrative poem originating in the oral tradition.
  3. c A repeated unit of sound in a poem; the basic element of regular rhythm.
  4. d A stanza composed of three lines
  5. e Occurs when one or both of the rhyming words comes within the line.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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. Poetry without regular patterns of rhyme and meter
  3. A poem that mourns a death.
  4. A repetition of a word or words at the beginning of successive lines, clauses, or sentences
  5. A description of a sensory impression

5 True/False questions

  1. CoupletA pair of rhyming lines.


  2. OctaveA stanza containing eight lines.


  3. ConnotationThe literal meaning of a word.


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


  5. StanzaA group of lines within a poem