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Quiz On Poetic Terminology!

5th - 12th grades
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1 Question
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The repetition of consonant sounds.


Metonymy

Consonance

Ode

2 Question
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A reflective poem that laments the loss of someone.


Elegy

Foot

Rhythm

3 Question
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A phrase or line recurring at intervals.


Scansion

Simile

Refrain

4 Question
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A strong pause within a line of verse.


Personification

Caesura

Speaker

5 Question
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A pair of consecutive rhymed lines within a poem.


Couplet

Stanza

Refrain

6 Question
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A fourteen-line poem in iambic pentameter.


Symbolism

Trope

Sonnet

7 Question
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The measured pattern of rhythmic accents in poems.


Valediction

Meter

Tone

8 Question
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Visually descriptive or figurative language in a poem.


Imagery

Anaphora

Beat

9 Question
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A brief witty or satirical poem.


Binary

Epigram

Blank verse

10 Question
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The study of versification, such as meter, rhyme, and the sound and pattern of words.


Allegory

Chiasmus

Prosody

11 Question
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Poetry that does not have a regular rhythm.


Free verse

Alliteration

Couplet

12 Question
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Word choice in poetry.


Meter

Octave

Diction

13 Question
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The repetition of vowel sounds.


Enjambed line

Assonance

Irony

14 Question
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A traditional theme or motif.


Topos

Elision

Onomatopoeia

15 Question
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A figure of speech in which a 'part' of something represents the 'whole'.


Sonnet

Sestet

Synecdoche

16 Question
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The high point of tension or intensity in the plot.


Heroic couplet

Climax

Quatrain

17 Question
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A long narrative poem depicts the adventures of a hero.


Epic

Imagery

Theme

18 Question
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The author's attitude toward the subject and characters of a work.


Ballad

Assonance

Tone

19 Question
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A comparison between two unlike things without using 'like' or 'as'.


Allegory

Metaphor

Rhyme

20 Question
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An act or utterance of farewell.


Valediction

Personification

Epigram