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7th grade poetry elements and genre

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  • Q1
    What is the definition of a line break in poetry?
    The start of a new idea in a poem
    The point at which a line of poetry ends
    The point at which a stanza ends
    The place where a poet takes a break
    30s
  • Q2
    What is the definition of a stanza in poetry?
    A group of lines within a poem separated by a blank line
    A group of rhyming words in a poem
    A way to add emphasis to a poem
    A type of poetic meter
    30s
  • Q3
    What is the definition of alliteration in poetry?
    The repetition of vowel sounds
    When two words sound the same
    The repetition of end sounds
    The repetition of initial consonant sounds
    30s
  • Q4
    What is the definition of a ballad?
    A narrative poem usually sung that tells a story
    A type of sonnet
    A short poem with a specific rhyme and meter
    A poem that expresses emotions
    30s
  • Q5
    What is the definition of a sonnet?
    A 12-line poem with a refrain
    A 16-line poem with a specific meter
    A 14-line poem with a specific rhyme scheme
    A 10-line poem with no specific rhyme scheme
    30s
  • Q6
    What is the definition of a haiku?
    A four-line poem with alternating rhyming lines
    A five-line poem with a rhyme scheme of AABBA
    A three-line poem with 5 syllables, 7 syllables, and 5 syllables
    A six-line poem with a rhyme scheme of ABABCB
    30s
  • Q7
    What is the definition of rhyme in poetry?
    The repetition of sounds at the end of words
    The repetition of sounds at the beginning of words
    The repetition of the same word
    The repetition of sounds in the middle of words
    30s
  • Q8
    What is the definition of free verse poetry?
    Poetry with only one line
    Poetry with a specific rhyme and meter
    Poetry without a regular rhyme or meter
    Poetry with no punctuation
    30s
  • Q9
    What is the definition of a metaphor in poetry?
    A way to describe something without using words
    A comparison using 'like' or 'as'
    A comparison between two unrelated things
    A type of simile
    30s
  • Q10
    What is the definition of a simile in poetry?
    A way to describe something without using words
    A comparison using 'like' or 'as'
    A comparison between two unrelated things
    A type of metaphor
    30s

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