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Poetry Terms

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11 questions
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  • Q1
    Imagery is
    imaginary statements
    a figure of speech that makes a comparison
    language that creates a picture in the reader's mind
    pictures in a book
  • Q2
    Meter is
    the feeling you get from a line of poetry
    an exaggeration
    a 14-line poem
    the pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in a line of poetry
  • Q3
    Which of the following lines employs CONSONANCE?
    The giraffe jumped for joy
    The oil was joyful and royal
    The edge of the page jumped for joy
  • Q4
    BLANK VERSE has...
    a strict meter and a strict rhyme scheme
    a meter but no rhyme
    no rhyme nor meter
  • Q5
    A SONNET has
    14 lines
    10 lines
    8 lines
    4 lines
  • Q6
    FREE VERSE has
    a strict rhyme scheme but no meter
    a strict meter but no rhyme scheme
    a strict meter and rhyme scheme
    no regular meter or rhyme scheme
  • Q7
    Which of the following contains ASSONANCE?
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    The grass was as green as avocados
    The green field was pristeen
    The green grass was growing
  • Q8
    A BALLAD is a poem that
    has 17 syllables
    tells a story
    has 14 lines
    does not rhyme
  • Q9
    Which statement is an antithesis?
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    I loved her like a sister.
    I loved her, I hated her.
    I loved her to the moon.
  • Q10
    Which of the following contains PERSONIFICATION?
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    The mountain was a fountain
    The mountain greeted me
    The mountain was a molehill
    The mountain was massive
  • Q11
    Which of the following is a METAPHOR?
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    High school is as hectic as a circus.
    High school is a circus
    High school is hectic.

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