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The Elements Of Poetry

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The Elements Of Poetry

Test your knowledge to see if you can remember the different elements of poetry!

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A segment of a poem that is divided into groups of lines is called a:
    • A. 

      Pair

    • B. 

      Lymerick

    • C. 

      Stanza

    • D. 

      Ballad

    • E. 

      Haiku

  • 2. 
    A description word that compares one thing to another is called a:
    • A. 

      Metaphor

    • B. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • C. 

      Sonnet

    • D. 

      Comparison

    • E. 

      Lyric

  • 3. 
    "Sally sells sea shells by the seashore" is an example of:
    • A. 

      Paradox

    • B. 

      Stanza

    • C. 

      Irony

    • D. 

      Alliteration

    • E. 

      Syncopation

  • 4. 
    A poem that does not have a rhyme scheme or typical measure is called:
    • A. 

      A lyric

    • B. 

      Free Verse

    • C. 

      Sonnet

    • D. 

      Haiku

    • E. 

      Ballad

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The repetition of VOWEL sounds is called:
    • A. 

      Syncopation

    • B. 

      Alliteration

    • C. 

      Assonance

    • D. 

      Rhyme

    • E. 

      Free Verse

  • 7. 
    A comparison that uses the words "like" or "as" is called a:
    • A. 

      Euphony

    • B. 

      Trochee

    • C. 

      Symbol

    • D. 

      Rhythm

    • E. 

      Simile

  • 8. 
    The pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables is called:
    • A. 

      Lyric

    • B. 

      Rhythm

    • C. 

      Assonance

    • D. 

      Repetition

    • E. 

      Alliteration

  • 9. 
    Sound words such as "bang" and "buzz" are examples of:
    • A. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • B. 

      Simile

    • C. 

      Euphony

    • D. 

      Personification

    • E. 

      Paradox