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Poetry Terms
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by Hilary Taylor
| 23 Questions
Note from the author:
Common Poetry Terms
alliteration ballad cinquain elegy free verse haiku hyperbole imagery limerick
metaphor meter onomatopoeia paradox prose refrain rhythm simile sonnet
stanza tone
1
1 pt
the attitude a writer takes toward the reader, subject or character
2
1 pt
a 14 line lyric poem that may have one of several rhyme schemes
3
1 pt
a funny poem with 5 lines and a strong beat
4
1 pt
repetition of initial consonant sounds
5
1 pt
a classic form of peotry that has 5 lines
6
1 pt
comparison between two unlike things without using connective words
7
1 pt
a song or song-like poem that tells a story
8
1 pt
poetry with no regular meter or rhyme scheme
9
1 pt
overstatement or exaggeration of actions, emotions, or other qualities
10
1 pt
the alteration of stressed and unstressed syllales, the beat
11
1 pt
repeated word, phrase, line, or group of lines
12
1 pt
a regular pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in poems
13
1 pt
a contradictory idea that may actually be true
14
1 pt
a group of consecutive lines in a poem that form a single unit
15
1 pt
the ordinary form of spoken or written language
16
1 pt
a comparison betwen two unlike things that use a connective word such as : like, as , than, resembles
17
1 pt
language that speaks to the senses, gives a picture or perspective of the topic
18
1 pt
often a poem that mourns the dead
19
1 pt
japanese poetry with 3 lines and 17 syllables
20
1 pt
the sound of the word imitates its sound or meaning
21
1 pt
repetition of sounds - alliteration
True
False
22
1 pt
14 line poem that may have several rhyme schemes - ballad
True
False
23
1 pt
a poem with a strong beat and 5 lines - limerick
True
False
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