Poetry And Figurative Language

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  • 1. 
    What are the elements of poetry?
    • A. 

      1. figurative langauage 2. imagery 3. mood 4. repetition 5. rhyme 6. rhyme scheme 7. stanza 8. tone

    • B. 

      1. words 2. rhyme 3. complete sentences 4. mood 5. imagery 6. similes 7. stanza 8. repetition

    • C. 

      Figurative Language

  • 2. 
    What is Imagery?
    • A. 

      A picture of an image

    • B. 

      Mental pictures that are created with words

    • C. 

      Images created by drawing, artwork

  • 3. 
    What is mood?
    • A. 

      The emotion you feel when you are reading a poem

    • B. 

      The emotion the author has about the subject about the poem

    • C. 

      When words sound alike

  • 4. 
    What is repetition? 
    • A. 

      In my sleep i dream in my sleep i believe in my sleep i mourne

    • B. 

      A word that is only used once in the entire poem

    • C. 

      The repeating of a word or phrase in a link or poem

  • 5. 
    What is rhyme?
    • A. 

      When a word is repeated twice

    • B. 

      When two or more words have the same sound

    • C. 

      When two words are the same but have a different spelling and meaning

  • 6. 
    What is Rhyme Scheme?
    • A. 

      It is a poem without any words

    • B. 

      It is a type of poem

    • C. 

      A pattern of accented and unaccented syllables

  • 7. 
    What is Stanza?
    • A. 

      A number of lines that divides the poem into sections

    • B. 

      The rhythm of the poem

    • C. 

      How the poem makes you feel

  • 8. 
    What is tone?
    • A. 

      The volume of the poem

    • B. 

      The way your voice sounds when you read the poem

    • C. 

      The writers attitude towards the subject

  • 9. 
    What is...."perry peter picked pepper peaceful"
    • A. 

      Hyperbole

    • B. 

      Alliteration

    • C. 

      Personification

  • 10. 
    What is... "her feet where 100 miles long!"
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Hyberbole

  • 11. 
    What is..."don't spill the beans"
    • A. 

      Idiom

    • B. 

      Alliteration

    • C. 

      Hyberbole

  • 12. 
    What is..."when he is hungry he is a bear!"
    • A. 

      Metaphor

    • B. 

      Simile

    • C. 

      Onomatopoeia

  • 13. 
    What is..."the frog was as green as grass"
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Limerick

    • C. 

      Simile

  • 14. 
    What is..."the grass tickled her feet"
    • A. 

      Personification

    • B. 

      Simile

    • C. 

      Alliteration

  • 15. 
    What is..."the thunder cracked! BOOM-BOOM!!!"
    • A. 

      Idiom

    • B. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • C. 

      Free verse

  • 16. 
    What is a word that rhymes with pillow?
    • A. 

      Silica

    • B. 

      Willow

    • C. 

      Wow

  • 17. 
    Which of the word(s) doesn't rhyme with braces?
    • A. 

      Laces

    • B. 

      Spaces

    • C. 

      Fake

  • 18. 
    What is the rhyme scheme in this stanza of the poem TOOT TOOT!A peanut sat on the railroad track,its heart was all a-flutter;the five-fifteen came rushing by-Toot! Toot! peanut butter!
    • A. 

      A,b,c,b

    • B. 

      A,b,c,c

    • C. 

      A,c,c,b

  • 19. 
    How are similes and metaphors different?
    • A. 

      Similes use like or as while comparing 2 subjects while metaphors do not

    • B. 

      There is no difference

    • C. 

      One is used in poetry one is used in stories

  • 20. 
    Is this a simile or a metaphor?..her friend is as wild as a bear!
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

  • 21. 
    What is a concrete poem?
    • A. 

      A poem that rhymes

    • B. 

      A usually humorous poem with a scheme of a,a,b,b,a

    • C. 

      A poem that takes on the shape of the subject

  • 22. 
    What is the word being personifies (wbp) and the human quality (hq) in the fallowing poem?...The frog danced on the Lilly pads.
    • A. 

      Wbp: danced hq: on

    • B. 

      Wbp: frog hq: danced

    • C. 

      Wbp: Lilly pads hq: Frog

  • 23. 
    Which of the fallowing sentences is a hyperbole?
    • A. 

      I am as smart as Einstein

    • B. 

      I would rather take baths with a man eating shark

    • C. 

      Sally salted sweet sticky stale sugar snails

  • 24. 
    Which is not an alliteration
    • A. 

      Ally angela abigail applewhite ate anchovies and artichokes

    • B. 

      Norris newton neatly nibbled nonsalted nuts near norway.

    • C. 

      Sam ate his orange doughnuts.

  • 25. 
    What type of poetry has no certain rhyme scheme and no meter? 
    • A. 

      Free verse

    • B. 

      Limerick

    • C. 

      Diaomote

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