Elements of Poetry Quiz
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by Susan Shires
| 10 Questions
Note from the author:
A quick review of poetry terms
1
10
In a poem the speaker is always the poet.
True
False
2
10
The following sentence is an example of what? "If I fail this final, my father with flip out!"
A hyperbole
B alliteration
C consonance
D assonance
3
10
A poem that tells a story.
A lyric
B narrative
C sonnet
4
10
The pattern of sound created by the arrangement of stressed and unstressed syllables is called...
A rhythm
B rhyme
C meter
D assonance
5
10
"The man was a mountain." This sentence is the best example of what?
A simile
B metaphor
C imagery
6
10
As the army was surrounded by the enemy, the Queen said, "Ancestsors, we need your guidance now!" This is an example of ?
A analogy
B apostrophe
C hyperbole
7
10
Tone is the authors attitude about his subject.
True
False
8
10
"I have not, I did not, I will not stand for it!" is an example of what?
A parallelism
B antithesis
C onomatopoeia
9
10
What is the rhyme scheme of the following lines:

Do not go gentle into that good night,
Old age should burn and rave at close of day;
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.

Though wise men at their end know dark is right,
Because their words had forked no lightning they
Do not go gentle into that good night.

A abd def
B aba abb
C aba aba
D aba cdc
10
10
The following is an example of what?
"Once upon a midnight dreary, as I wandered weak and weary"
A internal rhyme
B end rhyme
C eye rhyme
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