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by Joy
Rated: ASR · Quiz · Writing · #1145017
How well do you know the poetic language? Test yourself with 10 questions at each try.
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          Like most living things, poetry has a language with special terms of its own.

         Sometimes, we receive reviews for our poems including some poetry terms.

         Sometimes, when we read a poem, we want recognize poetic devices the poet uses.

         Sometimes, we want to write poems using the poetic devices.

         All in these cases, knowing the terms enhances our appreciation of poetry.


         Here is a fun quiz to see how well you remember some of the terms of poetry.

          This quiz has a lot of questions. You may take it as many times as you wish. Each time you take it, it is possible to encounter different questions.

Good Luck!

1. Poetry Terms:
 What kind of a rhyme this word pair would make? eating // feeding
       Masculine Rhyme        
       Rising Meter        
       Litote        
       Feminine Rhyme        
       Metonymy        
2. Poetry Terms:
 What is the continuation of a sentence from one line into the next called?
       Apostrophe        
       Cacophony        
       Metonymy        
       Denotation        
       Enjambment        
3. Poetry Terms:
 What do we mean when we say "diction" in a poem?
       Word choices or the vocabulary of the poem        
       All the words with concrete images        
       The sporadic use of a foreign language in a poem        
       The theme of the poem        
       A poem without line breaks        
4. Poetry and Writing Term:
 What is the term for the basic definition or dictionary meaning of a word?
       Catachresis        
       Oxymoron        
       Enallage        
       Denotation        
       Solecism        
5. Poetry Terms:
 What is pathetic fallacy?
       A form of spatial prosody        
       An artificial character created by the speaker in a poem        
       Attribution of human characteristics to inanimate objects        
       Using derogatory remarks while praising someone        
       An oral-formulaic strategy of archaic poetry        
6. Poetry Terms:
 What is the figure of speech that brings together words with opposing meanings? Shakespeare did that in Romeo and Juliet with "sweet" and "sorrow" in "Parting is such sweet sorrow."
       Metaphor        
       Oxymoron        
       Hyperbole        
       Enallage        
       Allusion        
7. Poetry Terms:
 Unrhymed iambic pentameter, which is a type of meter in poetry, and there are five iambs to a line. What is this called?
       Masculine Rhyme        
       Blank Verse        
       Enallage        
       Alexandrine        
       Synecdoche        
8. Poetry Terms:
 What is a repetend?
       Recycling the same line in different poems        
       A rhyme scheme with strict end rhymes        
       The irregular repetition of a word or phrase at various places in the entire poem        
       Repeated pausing after the first two words in the lines of a stanza        
       Poet's name deftly included and repeated several times in a poem        
9. Poetry Terms:
 What is accentual verse?
       Measure of the length of a stanza for example 4 lines, 6 lines, or 7 lines        
       A rhyme scheme with strict end rhymes        
       A rhymed couplet following a stanza        
       Verse in which only the accents or stresses are counted for meter        
       Free verse containing internal rhymes        
10. Poetry Terms:
 What is Poe's repetition of vowels called in "Volume of forgotten lore" from Raven?
       Dissonance        
       Onomatopoeia        
       Assonance        
       Accent        
       Consonance        
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