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5 Matching questions

  1. Participial Phrase
  2. colloquialisms
  3. epigraph
  4. vulgarity
  5. Villanelle
  1. a a nineteen-line poem divided into five tercets and a final quatrain
  2. b language widely consider crude, disgusting, and offensive.
  3. c A verb form that is used as an adjective
    Example: Sleeping soundly, she got her rest. Chewing loudly, people started to stare.
  4. d a quotation from another work that suggests the maid idea, or theme, of the work at hand.
  5. e expressions usually accepted in informal situations, such as wicked awesome.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the repetition of the same or similar vowel sounds in stressed syllables that end with different consonant sounds, as in the first line of Poe's "Lenore": "Ah, broken in the golden bowl--the spirit flown forever!"
  2. These are words that are pronounced the same, but have different meanings and spelling.
    example: capital (seat of the government) and capitol (government building)
  3. the particular words and phrases used to make up a sentence
  4. a pair of rhymed lines in iambic pentameter that work together to make a point or express an idea.
  5. a movement in early twentieth-century poetry, which regarded the image as the essence of poetry.

5 True/False questions

  1. pragmatic competenceThe ability to take contextual factors into account when using and interpreting language. This includes knowledge of the real world, how speakers use and understand speech acts and the relationship between speaker and listener. For example, "It's hot in here, isn't it?" could mean "It's time to get something to eat" depending on the different factors of the situation.


  2. analogya comparison of two things that are alike in some ways.


  3. characterthe rhythmic rise and fall of oral language.


  4. hubristhe chief character in a literary work, usually one with admirable qualities.


  5. enjambmentthe uses of different types of utterances in different context;
    aspects of language involving the practical ways of communicating with others, or the social "niceties" of language