Poetry Devices

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Poetry Devices

Get your pens out, folks, because we’re diving straight into poetry today. What can you tell us about the poetic devices – such as imagery, theme, alliteration, simile, rhyme, etc. – and their uses? Let’s take a look.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words within the same  line of a poem.
    • A. 

      Metaphor

    • B. 

      Allusion

    • C. 

      Alliteration

    • D. 

      Rhyme

  • 2. 
    A rhetorical device were a speaker of the poem addresses a non-human or innanimate object as if it can hear him or her, but expects no reply in return.
    • A. 

      Consonance

    • B. 

      Apostrophe

    • C. 

      Imagery

    • D. 

      Meter

  • 3. 
    An intended extreme exaggeration.
    • A. 

      Free Verse

    • B. 

      Simile

    • C. 

      Assonance

    • D. 

      Hyperbole

  • 4. 
    A reference to a well-known place, event, person, literary work, or work of art.
    • A. 

      Consonance

    • B. 

      Assonance

    • C. 

      Allusion

    • D. 

      Imagery

  • 5. 
    A situation in whichh what is expected to appen contradicts what actually happens.
    • A. 

      Sonnet

    • B. 

      Couplet

    • C. 

      Blank verse

    • D. 

      Irony

  • 6. 
    2 rhyming words that are in 2 lines consecutively and rhyme. (.....love                                                                                                         ....dove)
    • A. 

      Couplet

    • B. 

      Simile

    • C. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • D. 

      Inversion

  • 7. 
    The repetition of vowel sounds witin the same line of a poem.
    • A. 

      Assonance

    • B. 

      Extended Metaphor

    • C. 

      Imagery

    • D. 

      Meter

  • 8. 
    A figure of speec in wic a direct comparison is made between 2 unlike subjects.
    • A. 

      Metaphor

    • B. 

      Simile

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Inversion

  • 9. 
    A situation in whic whhat is expected to happen contradicts what actually happens. (Type of...)
    • A. 

      Situational Irony

    • B. 

      Internal Rhyme

    • C. 

      Verbal Irony

    • D. 

      Sonnet

  • 10. 
    The voice behind te poet is often different .
    • A. 

      Speaker

    • B. 

      Sonnet

    • C. 

      Shakespearean Sonnet

    • D. 

      Irony

  • 11. 
    A group of lines in a poem that contain the same thematic idea, meter, or rhyme pattern.
    • A. 

      Verbal Irony

    • B. 

      Symbol

    • C. 

      Stanza

    • D. 

      Blank Verse

  • 12. 
    The repetition of consonant sounds withhin words in the same line of a poem.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Consonance

    • C. 

      Symbol

    • D. 

      Sonnet

  • 13. 
    A writer's attitude toward the subject wic he or she is writing.
    • A. 

      Tone

    • B. 

      Irony

    • C. 

      Symbol

    • D. 

      Situational Irony

  • 14. 
    A figure of speech in which "like" or "as" is used to compare unlike subjects.
    • A. 

      Imagery

    • B. 

      Personification

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Meter

  • 15. 
    A 14 line poem usually written in rhymed iambic parameter that usually has a theme surrounding some type of love.
    • A. 

      Sonnet

    • B. 

      Shakespearean

    • C. 

      Couplet

    • D. 

      Free Verse

  • 16. 
    Use of descriptive words and phrasees that appeal to te five senses
    • A. 

      Inversion

    • B. 

      Imagery

    • C. 

      Rhyme Scheme

    • D. 

      Free Verse

  • 17. 
    A line of poetry where the rhyme occurs inside the line.
    • A. 

      Internal Rhyme

    • B. 

      Stanza

    • C. 

      Blank Verse

    • D. 

      Free Verse

  • 18. 
    The rhythmical patterns or beat in a line of poetry
    • A. 

      Inversion

    • B. 

      End Rhyme

    • C. 

      Meter

    • D. 

      Assonance

  • 19. 
    A figure of speec in wich a comparison of two unlike things is developed througout sveral lines of a poem.
    • A. 

      Extended Metaphor

    • B. 

      Meter

    • C. 

      Free Verse

    • D. 

      Blank Verse

  • 20. 
    A figure of speech in whic a comparison of two unlike things is hinted at indirectly.
    • A. 

      Implied Metaphor

    • B. 

      Consonance

    • C. 

      Alliteration

    • D. 

      Simile

  • 21. 
    The words at the end of a line that rhymes.
    • A. 

      Rhyme Scheme

    • B. 

      Meter

    • C. 

      Inversion

    • D. 

      End Rhyme

  • 22. 
    The intentional matching or repetition of sounds at the end of a line or poetry
    • A. 

      Free Verse

    • B. 

      Rhyme Scheme

    • C. 

      Assonance

    • D. 

      Alliteration

  • 23. 
    The intentional reversal of a normal order of words by the poet to fit a particular meter or rhyme scheme
    • A. 

      Meter

    • B. 

      Simile

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Inversion

  • 24. 
    A form of poetry witout any rhyme or meter.
    • A. 

      Allusion

    • B. 

      Hyperbole

    • C. 

      Free Verse

    • D. 

      Blank Verse

  • 25. 
    A sound device in which the spellingg of the word demonstrates the actual sound it is intended to make
    • A. 

      Allusion

    • B. 

      Personification

    • C. 

      Meter

    • D. 

      Onomatopoeia

  • 26. 
    A person or object that represents another object or idea.
    • A. 

      Imagery

    • B. 

      Symbol

    • C. 

      Internal Rhyme

    • D. 

      Couplet

  • 27. 
    A type of poetry that employs unrhymed iambic pentameter
    • A. 

      Internal Rhyme

    • B. 

      Stanza

    • C. 

      Blank Verse

    • D. 

      Free Verse

  • 28. 
    What is spoken is different from whhat is meant
    • A. 

      Verbal Irony

    • B. 

      Sonnet

    • C. 

      Situational Irony

    • D. 

      Internal Rhyme