Structure Of Poetry

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Meter and Poetry Structure


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When scanning a poem, you do not have to include a rhyme scheme.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    "Meter" means "measured rhythm."
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    A stanza is like a paragraph...
    • A. 

      Because it has proper grammar.

    • B. 

      Because it is usually all about the same topic within a poem.

    • C. 

      Because it sands alone.

    • D. 

      Because it is often about one topic and stands alone as a poetic structure.

    • E. 

      Because Mrs. Schwartz says so.

  • 4. 
    A rhyming couplet has
    • A. 

      Two lines of poetry that end with the same ryhming sound.

    • B. 

      Two rap artists who have made a mashup together.

    • C. 

      Two small African swallows.

    • D. 

      Two stanzas of poetry where every line ends in the same rhyme.

    • E. 

      A terrible break up.

  • 5. 
    Setting in narrative poetry is not only a place, it is also
    • A. 

      Forks, knives and spoons.

    • B. 

      For volume on your ipod.

    • C. 

      A time; such as a time of year, time in history, or even time of day.

    • D. 

      How you save your mp3s.

    • E. 

      The backgroud for a play.

  • 6. 
    The the moment of greatest action or the big "uh oh" moment in a story or plot is called...
  • 7. 
    Narrative poems usually have
    • A. 

      Giant spots.

    • B. 

      Rhyme scheme.

    • C. 

      Just a plot.

    • D. 

      Characters,dialog, plot, ryhme scheme, and stanzas.

    • E. 

      Intergallactic space pigs.

  • 8. 
    The poem is about
    • A. 

      Food

    • B. 

      Juice

    • C. 

      Local food

    • D. 

      Snack

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is not a local fruit?
    • A. 

      Apple

    • B. 

      Mango

    • C. 

      Startfruit

  • 10. 
    Fruits keep us healthy and
    • A. 

      Strong

    • B. 

      Tall

    • C. 

      Big

  • 11. 
    The price of the fruits is always 
    • A. 

      Low

    • B. 

      Fair

    • C. 

      Good

  • 12. 
    How do local fruits taste?
    • A. 

      Sour

    • B. 

      Sweet

    • C. 

      Salty

  • 13. 
    A nineteen-line poem divided into five tercets and a final quatrain.  This poem uses only two rhymes which are pepeated as follows:  aba, aba, aba, aba, aba, abaa. 
    • A. 

      Syntax

    • B. 

      Couplet

    • C. 

      Quatrain

    • D. 

      Villanelle

  • 14. 
    What is a stanza of three lines?
    • A. 

      Tercet

    • B. 

      Octative

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 15. 
    A non-dramatice poem  which tells a story or presents a narrative, whether simple or complex, long or short is call is called a
    • A. 

      Paradox

    • B. 

      Narrative

    • C. 

      Imagery

    • D. 

      Figurative

  • 16. 
    An eight line poem is called a
    • A. 

      Meter

    • B. 

      Couplet

    • C. 

      Octave

    • D. 

      Quatratin

  • 17. 
    A group of syllables in verse usually consisting of one accented syllable and one or two unaccented syllables asociated with it is called
    • A. 

      Scansion

    • B. 

      Meter

    • C. 

      Poetic feet

    • D. 

      Narrative poetry

  • 18. 
    U /  represents a
    • A. 

      Trochee

    • B. 

      Iamb

    • C. 

      Anapest

    • D. 

      Dactyl

  • 19. 
    / / represents a
    • A. 

      Spondee

    • B. 

      Iamb

    • C. 

      Trochee

    • D. 

      Dibrach

  • 20. 
    U U / represents
    • A. 

      Spondee

    • B. 

      Anapest

    • C. 

      Dactyl

    • D. 

      Dibrach

  • 21. 
    / U U represents
    • A. 

      Dactyl

    • B. 

      Spondee

    • C. 

      Anapest

    • D. 

      Dibrach

  • 22. 
    U U in a foot of poetry represents
    • A. 

      Iamb

    • B. 

      Anapest

    • C. 

      Trochee

    • D. 

      Dibrach

  • 23. 
    / U in a foot of poetry represents a
    • A. 

      Trochee

    • B. 

      Anapest

    • C. 

      Dibrach

    • D. 

      Spondee

  • 24. 
    A four line stanza with any combination of rhymes is called a
    • A. 

      Rhyme scheme

    • B. 

      Quatrain

    • C. 

      Couple

    • D. 

      Refrain

  • 25. 
    What is the recurrence of stressed and unstressed syllables called that lends both to pleasure and heightened emotional response to both the listener and reader.
    • A. 

      Refrain

    • B. 

      Rhythm

    • C. 

      Rhyme

    • D. 

      Scansion

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