Literary Elements in Poetry
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  • Question 1
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    Q. Define ballad
    answer choices
    Poem that tells a story
    Poem that shares feelings or thoughts
    The beat of the poem
    The rhyme scheme of the poem
  • Question 2
    10 seconds
    Q. Which of the following is true about blank verse?
    answer choices
    No rhythm, yes rhyme
    Yes rhythm, yes rhyme
    Yes rhythm, no rhyme
    No rhythm, no rhyme
  • Question 3
    10 seconds
    Q. Define couplet
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    Two lines, one thought
    Two stanzas, one story
    Rhyming pattern ABBA
    Rhythm pattern: no stress, stress
  • Question 4
    10 seconds
    Q. Define figure of speech
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    Means something different from what it actually says
    Means exactly what it looks like
    Something that brings out the 5 senses
    Something that means the exact opposite of what it says 
  • Question 5
    10 seconds
    Q. Which of the following is true about free verse?
    answer choices
    Yes rhythm, yes rhyme
    Yes rhythm, no rhyme
    No rhythm, yes rhyme
    No rhythm, no rhyme
  • Question 6
    20 seconds
    Q. Which of the following is an example of hyperbole?
    answer choices
    The hyperactive hypocrite ran his mouth.
    We have been standing in line forever.
    Hundreds of flies swarmed around the dead squirrel.
    She was too tall to sit in the car comfortably.
  • Question 7
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    Q. Define idiom.
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    Something in a specific language and time not taken literally.
    Something that means the opposite of what it says.
    Something from a specific language and time that means what it says.
    Something that has two meanings, changing the idea of the text.
  • Question 8
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    Q. Define imagery
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    Words that bring out the five senses
    Words that mean the opposite of what's written
    Ideas that can only be expressed in poetry
    The patterns in the poem
  • Question 9
    10 seconds
    Q. Define lyric poetry
    answer choices
    Poem that describes thoughts and feelings
    Poem that tells a story
    Language that means what it says and something else
    Poetry with a strict rhyme and structure
  • Question 10
    10 seconds
    Q. Define meter
    answer choices
    The pattern of the beat
    The pattern of the rhyme
    Poems that share thoughts and feelings
    Poems that tell a story
  • Question 11
    10 seconds
    Q. Define mood
    answer choices
    The reader's feelings
    The reader's attitude
    The author's feelings
    The author's attitude
  • Question 12
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    Q. Which of the following is an example of parallelism?
    answer choices
    She was standing and talking on her phone.
    The wounds were weeping.
    The dog laughed at the cat in the tree.
    The heart felt a million emotions at once.
  • Question 13
    10 seconds
    Q. Define assonance
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    Same starting sound
    Same vowel sound
    Same end sound
    Sounds like it is written
  • Question 14
    10 seconds
    Q. Define rhyme
    answer choices
    Same end sound
    Same starting sound
    Same vowel sound
    Sounds the way it is written
  • Question 15
    10 seconds
    Q. Define rhythm
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    The beat of the poem
    The pictures of the poem
    The feelings in the poem
    The ending sounds
  • Question 16
    10 seconds
    Q. Define sonnet
    answer choices
    A poem with a strict rhyme and rhythm structure.
    Any poem that tells a story.
    Any poem that describes thoughts and feelings.
    A poem that has no rhythm or structure
  • Question 17
    10 seconds
    Q. Define stanza
    answer choices
    Paragraph in poetry
    Two lines, one thought
    Feelings in a poem
    Rhyme scheme of a poem
  • Question 18
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    Q. Define symbol
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    Means what it says and something else
    Means exactly what it says
    Means the opposite of what it says
    Means both what it says and the opposite
  • Question 19
    10 seconds
    Q. Define tone
    answer choices
    The reader's feelings
    The reader's attitude
    The author's feelings
    The author's attitude
  • Question 20
    10 seconds
    Q. Define alliteration. 
    answer choices
    Same starting sound
    Sounds as it is written
    Same vowel sound
    Same end sound
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