Poetry Unit Vocabulary Introduction
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by Steve Schmaltz
| 10 Questions
Note from the author:
Schmaltz
1
1 pt
Choose the best definition of Verse?
A group of lines in a poem.
The person, thing, or character that is speaking the words of the poem.
Poetry that is written in stanzas and lines.
A group of words, or a single word, on the same line in a poem.
2
1 pt
Choose the best definition of a Stanza?
A group of lines in a poem.
The person, thing, or character that is speaking the words of the poem.
Poetry that is written in stanzas and lines.
A group of words, or a single word, on the same line in a poem.
3
1 pt
Choose the best definition of a Line of poetry?
A group of lines in a poem.
The person, thing, or character that is speaking the words of the poem.
Poetry that is written in stanzas and lines.
A group of words, or a single word, on the same line in a poem.
4
1 pt
Choose the best definition of the Speaker of poem?
A group of lines in a poem.
The person, thing, or character that is speaking the words of the poem.
Poetry that is written in stanzas and lines.
A group of words, or a single word, on the same line in a poem.
5
1 pt
What are Literary Devices?
Famous authors and their works.
Pencils, paper, and the internet.
Only figurative language.
The methods and literary tools use by authors to convey thier message, such as imagery, figurative language, and sound devices.
6
1 pt
What is Imagery?
Writing that uses descriptive details to create pictures in readers' minds.
Giving human qualities to nonhuman things.
A comparison of two things that are usually considered unalike using the work "like" or "as."
A comparison of two things that are usually considered unalike that says one thing "is" the other.
7
1 pt
What is Figurative Language?
Words that are written in the shape of the topic of the writing
Literary devices used by poets to convey and reinforce the meaning or experience of poetry through the skillful use of sound.
Language that uses words or expressions with a meaning that is different from the literal interpretation.
8
6 pts
Select all the examples of Figurative Language.
Simile and Metaphor
Personification
Rhyme
Idioms
Repetition
Hyperbole
Allusion
Onomatopoeia
Rhythm
Symbolism
Assonance
9
1 pt
What are Sound Devices?
Literary devices used by poets to convey and reinforce the meaning or experience of poetry through the skillful use of sound.
Giving human qualities to nonhuman things.
A comparison of two things that are usually considered unalike that says one thing "is" the other.
10
5 pts
Select all the examples of Sound Devices.
Simile and Metaphor
Personification
Rhyme
Idioms
Repetition
Hyperbole
Allusion
Onomatopoeia
Rhythm
Symbolism
Assonance
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