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Identify Definitions And Examples Of The Different Poetic Forms.[print questions]

A free verse poem is
a) A lengthy poem in grand language celebrating the adventures and accomplishments of a legendary or conventional hero.
b) A poem which is renowned for its small size as well as the precise punctuation and syllables needed on its three lines.
c) A poem does not follow any rules. Their creation is completely in the hands of the author.
d) Poem tells the story of an event in the form of a poem. There is a strong sense of narration, characters, and plot.

Which of the following is a famous narrative poem?
a) The Raven
b) Beowulf
c) After the Sea-Ship
d) Sonnet 118

Haiku's are from which origin?
a) American
b) Hispanic
c) Asian
d) Japanese

A narrative poem is
a) A lengthy poem in grand language celebrating the adventures and accomplishments of a legendary or conventional hero.
b) A poem that tells the story of an event in the form of a poem. There is a strong sense of narration, characters, and plot.
c) A poem that does not follow any rules. Their creation is completely in the hands of the author.
d) Two lines of verse which rhyme and form a unit alone or as part of a poem.

A sonnet is
a) A five-line witty poem with a distinctive rhythm.
b) Ancient form of poem writing renowned for its small size and precise punctuation and syllables needed on its three lines.
c) A short rhyming poem with 14 lines.
d) A poem that tells the story of an event in the form of a poem.

Which writer significantly developed the sonnet?
a) Shakespeare
b) Robert Frost
c) Edgar Allan Poe
d) Emily Dickinson

A limerick is
a) A short rhyming poem with 14 lines.
b) A five-line witty poem with a distinctive rhythm.
c) Two lines of verse which rhyme and form a unit alone or as part of a poem.
d) Does not follow any poetic structure rules.

A popular example of a limerick is
a) Those Winter Sundays
b) Death Be Not Proud
c) Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer's Day?
d) Hickory Dickory Dock

Which of the following writers is best known for their free verse poems?
a) Robert Frost
b) Shakespeare
c) Walt Whitman
d) Langston Hughes

A haiku is
a) A lengthy narrative poem in grand language celebrating the adventures and accomplishments of a legendary or conventional hero
b) Two lines of verse which rhyme and form a unit alone or as part of a poem.
c) A poem tells the story of an event in the form of a poem.
d) Ancient form of poem writing renowned for its small size and precise punctuation and syllables needed on its three lines.

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