Poetry Terms Practice Quiz

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  • 1. 
    A broad exaggeration
  • 2. 
    Two unlike things compared using like or as
  • 3. 
    The arrangement of words creating a pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables (for example: Hickory dickory dock / the mouse ran up the clock) 
  • 4. 
    A row of words; also called a verse
  • 5. 
    The speaker of the poem, a character who may not represent the poet's true feelings
  • 6. 
    Words with identical or similar end sounds within or at the end of line (for example: Ted said Red was dead.)
  • 7. 
    Two unlike things compared in which one thing is said to be another (DOESN'T use like or as)
  • 8. 
    The pattern of rhyming lines in a poem 
  • 9. 
    A group of lines (like a paragraph)
  • 10. 
    Words that appeal to one of the five senses (sight, hearing, smell, taste, and touch)
  • 11. 
    Words used to create vivid pictures and ideas in the reader's mind
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