Poetry Terms Question Preview (ID: 34881)


Mrs. Mihalik.

Personification
a) giving inanimate objects human qualities
b) the use of words to express something other than the literal meaning
c)
d)

Caesura
a) the repetition of a similar line, phrase or group of lines repeated throughout a poem
b) a strong pause within a line of verse
c)
d)

Refrain
a) a strong pause within a line of verse
b) the repetition of a similar line, phrase or group of lines repeated throughout a poem
c)
d)

Monologue
a) the pattern of words that sound alike on the end
b) a speech where the writer appears to talk to oneself
c)
d)

Denotation
a) the dictionary definition of a word
b) a speech where the writer appears to talk to oneself
c)
d)

Connotation
a) the dictionary definition of a word
b) the association of a word that goes beyond a dictionary definition
c)
d)

Rhyme scheme
a) the repetition of vowel sounds in a sentence or line of poetry
b) the pattern of words that sound alike on the end
c)
d)

Simile
a) a figure of speech involving a comparison between unlike things that uses like or as
b) a figure of speech involving a comparison between unlike things
c)
d)

Metaphor
a) a figure of speech involving a comparison between unlike things
b) a figure of speech involving a comparison between unlike things that uses like or as
c)
d)

Irony
a) the use of words to express something other than the literal meaning
b) giving inanimate objects human qualities
c)
d)

Assonance
a) the repetition of vowel sounds in a sentence or line of poetry
b) the repetition of consonant sounds in a sentence or line of poetry
c)
d)

Consonance
a) the repetition of consonant sounds in a sentence or line of poetry
b) the repetition of vowel sounds in a sentence or line of poetry
c)
d)

Imagery
a) the feelings/ attitude the author has toward the subject
b) The use of words to create a picture
c)
d)

Tone
a) the feelings/ attitude the author has toward the subject
b) The use of words to create a picture
c)
d)

Mood
a) the feelings/ attitude the author has toward the subject
b) the feeling the author creates in the reader
c)
d)

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