Poetry Quiz Over Contemporary Literature

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Poetry is unquestionably an underappreciated form of contemporary literature, as very few people tend to write about how they feel anymore, unless it’s in the form of a status or tweet. What can you tell us about the lost art?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Give one example ONOMATOPEIA
  • 2. 
    Give one example CATALOG
  • 3. 
    Write your own Couple.
  • 4. 
    What is a pose?
  • 5. 
    Write your on Spoken Word Poem.
  • 6. 
    Quis Write a summary on your favorite book.
  • 7. 
    What is Nature Poem?
    • A. 

      Talks about the Earth and Nature

    • B. 

      Has something to do with people and buliding

    • C. 

      None

  • 8. 
    What is Lyric?
    • A. 

      A short poem with one speaker who expresses thought and feeling

    • B. 

      Lyric to a song

    • C. 

      A type of poem

    • D. 

      Both A & B

    • E. 

      None

  • 9. 
    What is a Catalog?
    • A. 

      Type of poem that rhymes

    • B. 

      Type of poem that is in a list form

    • C. 

      None

  • 10. 
    A Tanka i......
    • A. 

      As a Haiku Poem

    • B. 

      Very similar to a haiku but haves more syllables

    • C. 

      None

  • 11. 
    An Acrostic is .......
    • A. 

      A poem that use the letters in a topic word to begin each line

    • B. 

      None

    • C. 

      None

  • 12. 
    Imagery is
    • A. 

      Drawing the read into poetic experiences by touching on the images and senses

    • B. 

      A Poem full of picture to see

    • C. 

      Both A& B

    • D. 

      None

  • 13. 
    What is a Metaphor?
    • A. 

      Use like or as

    • B. 

      Show how two things that not alike in most ways are similar in one important

    • C. 

      Or a folk tales

    • D. 

      None of above

  • 14. 
    What is a SIMILE?
    • A. 

      Allows the poet to examine the nature and ramifications of two usually contrastive ideas

    • B. 

      Japanese poem

    • C. 

      Compare two things using like or as

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 15. 
    What is a Haiku?
    • A. 

      Something like a free verse

    • B. 

      A Japanese Poem

    • C. 

      Lyric poem

    • D. 

      None

  • 16. 
    What is a Sonnet?
    • A. 

      Lyric poem

    • B. 

      Allows the poet to examine the nature and ramifications of two usually contrastive ideas

    • C. 

      Something like a free verse

    • D. 

      None

  • 17. 
    What is a Ballad?
    • A. 

      Allows the poet to examine the nature and ramifications of two usually contrastive ideas

    • B. 

      A story similar to to a folk tale or legend and often has a repeated refrain

    • C. 

      Compare two things using like or as

    • D. 

      None

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