Poetic Devices - KS3
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  • Question 1
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    What is a metaphor?

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    A comparison between things using "like" or "as".

    A comparison between two very similar things, like lions and tigers.

    A comparison where things are given human characteristics even when they are not alive.

    A comparison between two unlike things, without using words "like" or "as". Often one thing is said to be another thing.

  • Question 2
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    How is a metaphor different to a simile?

  • Question 3
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    What is this an example of? “The lazy lady laughed loudly.”

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    sibilance

    assonance

    alliteration

    repetition

  • Question 4
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    What is the name of the poetic device that stops you in the middle of a line of poetry?

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    caesura

    onomatopoeia

    enjambment

    metaphor

  • Question 5
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    Writers of novels write in paragraphs. What is the name of the “paragraphs” poets use? (the sections in a poem) _______________

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    stanzas
    alternatives
    verses
  • Question 6
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    What is this an example of? “Fly, cry, why, high.”

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    triplet

    alliteration

    caesura

    rhyme

    rhythm

  • Question 7
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    “His eyes were cold like ice.” What is this an example of?

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    a chat-up line

    a metaphor

    personification

    simile

  • Question 8
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    __________________ is when poets give human characteristics to things that aren’t alive?

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    personification
  • Question 9
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    Who is the speaker in a poem? How are they different from the poet?

  • Question 10
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    Write the definition and an example of onomatopoeia.

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