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Poetry review

Quiz by Scott Moran

High School
English I (2017)
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

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  • Q1

    What is alliteration?

    the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words.

    Learn about a character by what he says (direct) or by what others observe him say or do (indirect)

    an implied or indirect reference to a person, event, or thing or to a part of another text. 

    repetition of vowel sounds in words that are close to each other in a sentence or phrase

    30s
  • Q2

    What is allusion?

    an implied or indirect reference to a person, event, or thing or to a part of another text.

    Word choice, usually very specific to convey an emotion or message

    A hint of what will come

    The same consonant sound repeats itself within a group of words

    30s
  • Q3

    What is assonance?

    Opposite of what is expected to happen does happen

    repetition of vowel sounds in words that are close to each other in a sentence or phrase

    Say the opposite of what is meant

    The way word choice makes the reader feel

    30s
  • Q4

    What is characterization?

    Where and when story/poem takes place

    The person speaking in the poem. Does not have to be the poet.

    Overview of the whole story/poem

    Learn about a character by what he says (direct) or by what others observe him say or do (indirect)

    30s
  • Q5

    What is consonance?

    The same consonant sound repeats itself within a group of words

    the formation of a word from a sound associated with what is named

    Comparison without “like” or “as’

    a rhyme that occurs in the last syllables of verses

    30s
  • Q6

    What is diction?

    Word choice, usually very specific to convey an emotion or message

    Narrator cannot be trusted because he may have ulterior motives, be ill, or be insane

    Attitude expressed through what speaker or character says or does

    Life lesson of the poem/story

    30s
  • Q7

    What is End Rhyme?

    the perspective from which a story or poem is told

    Say the opposite of what is meant

    a rhyme that occurs in the last syllables of verses

    understood by the audience but not grasped by the characters

    30s
  • Q8

    What is foreshadowing?

    A hint of what will come

    an uneasy feeling that a reader gets when they don't know what is going to happen next

    the use of symbols to represent ideas or qualities.

    Attitude expressed through what speaker or character says or does

    30s
  • Q9

    What is internal rhyme?

    the formation of a word from a sound associated with what is named

    the repetition of syllables, typically at the end of a verse line

    rhyme between a word within a line and another word either at the end of the same line or within another line

    Comparison without “like” or “as’

    30s
  • Q10

    Irony-Dramatic

    Comparison without “like” or “as’

    understood by the audience but not grasped by the characters

    Say the opposite of what is meant

    Opposite of what is expected to happen does happen

    30s
  • Q11

    Irony-Situational

    The way word choice makes the reader feel

    understood by the audience but not grasped by the characters

    Opposite of what is expected to happen does happen

    Say the opposite of what is meant

    30s
  • Q12

    Irony-Verbal

    understood by the audience but not grasped by the characters

    Say the opposite of what is meant

    Opposite of what is expected to happen does happen

    the repetition of syllables, typically at the end of a verse line

    30s
  • Q13

    What is a metaphor?

    Comparison without “like” or “as’

    a form of poetry that tells a story, often using the voices of both a narrator and characters

    Comparison with "Like" or "As"

    The way word choice makes the reader feel

    30s
  • Q14

    What is mood?

    Attitude expressed through what speaker or character says or does

    The way word choice makes the reader feel

    the use of symbols to represent ideas or qualities.

    Life lesson of the poem/story

    30s
  • Q15

    What is narrative poetry?

    a form of poetry that tells a story, often using the voices of both a narrator and characters

    Repeating words, phrases, lines, or stanzas to emphasize a feeling

    Where and when story/poem takes place

    a poet's deliberate pattern of lines that rhyme with other lines in a poem or a stanza.

    30s

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