Intro to Lit

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  1. narrative poetry

    A. a poem in which the initial letters of each line, when read downward, spell out a hidden word or words.
    B. a dramatic poem designed to be read aloud rather than performed
    C. a poem that tells a story
    C. a poem that tells a stroy
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  2. irony

    A. a literary device in which a writer says one thing but means the opposite
    B. a form in which the final syllables of the lines are repeated back as a reply
    C. a literary work aimed at amusing an audience
    A. a literary device in which a writer says one thing but means the opposite
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  3. imagery

    A. a generally recurring subject or idea evident in a literary work
    B. the collective set of images in a poem or other literary work
    C. a short narrative without a complex plot
    B. the collective set of images in a poem or other literary work
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  4. oxymoron

    A. a figure of speech in which apparently contradictory terms appear in conjuction
    B. a type of folk music originally developed by Blacks in the South
    C. an emphasis or stress placed ona syllable in speech
    A. a figure of speech in which apparently contradictory terms appear in conjunction
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  5. alliteration
    A. the repetition of two or more vowel sounds in successive words, which creates a kind of rhyme
    B. a song that tells a story
    C. the repetition of two or more consonant sounds in successive words in a line of verse or prose.
    C. the repetition of two or more consonant sounds in successive words in a line of verse or prose.
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  6. eye rime

    A. rhyme that occurs at the end of lines
    B. full ehyme in which the sounds following the initial letters of the words are identical in sound
    C. rhyme in which the spelling of the words appears alike, but the pronunciations are different
    C. rhyme in which the spelling of the words appears alike, but the pronunciations are different
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  7. Italian sonnet (Petrarchan sonnet)

    A. a type of rhyme scheme
    B. a sonnet with the rhyme pattern of abba, abba for the first eight lines
    C. sonnet with the final couplet abab cdcd efef gg
    B. sonnet with the rhyme pattern of abba, abba for the first eight lines
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  8. didactic poetry

    a. poetry that blends criticism with humor to convey a message
    b. poetic language printed in prose paragraphs, but displaying the careful attention to sound, imagery, and figurative language.
    c. poetry intended to teach the reader a moral lesson or impart a body of knowledge (poetry that aims for education over art)
    poetry intended to teach the reader a moral lesson or impart a body of knowledge (poetry that aims for education over art)
  9. sarcasm

    A. sacred songs
    B. study of metrical structures in poetry
    C. a conspicuosly bitter form of irony in which the ironic statement is designed to hurt or mock its target
    C. a conspicuosly bitter form of irony in which the ironic statement is designed to hurt or mock its target
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  10. simile

    A. a literary work aimed at amusing an audience
    B. what a character wants
    C. a comparison of two things using like, as, than, or a verb such as resembles
    C. a comparison of two things using like, as, than, or a verb such as resembles
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  11. paradox

    A. a statement that at first strikes one as self-contradictory, but that on reflection reveals some deeper sense
    B. a poem that tells a story
    C. a dramatic poem designed to be read aloud rather than performed
    A. a statement that at first strikes one as self-contradictory, but that on reflection reveals some deeper sense
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  12. assonance

    A. the repetition of two or more vowel sounds in successive words, which creates a kind of rhyme
    B. rhyme that occurs at the ends of lines, rather than within them
    C. a play on words
    A. the repetition of two or more vowel sounds in successive words, which creates a kind of rhyme
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  13. sonnet

    A. exxageration used to emphasize a point
    B. a traditional and widely used verse form, especially popular for love poetry
    C. type of song written about children
    B. a traditional and widely used verse form, especially popular for love poetry
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  14. tone

    A. type of rhyme used in poetry
    B. the attitude toward a subject conveyed in a literary work.
    C. literal meaning of a word
    B. the attitude toward a subject conveyed in a literary work.
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  15. diction

    A. word choice or vocabulary
    B. type of poetry
    C. slang
    A. word choice or vocabulary
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  16. metaphor

    A. a statement that one thing is something else, which, in a literal sense, it is not
    B. a figure of speech with inhuman objects
    C. comparison using like or as
    A. a statement that one thing is something else, which, in a literal sense, it is not
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  17. euphony

    A. full rhyme
    B. harsh sounding words
    C. the harmonious effect when the sounds of the words connect with the meaning in a way pleasing to the ear and mind
    C. the harmonious effect when the sounds of the words connect with the meaning in a way pleasing to the ear and mind
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  18. exact rime

    A. a full rhyme in which the sounds following the initial letters of the words are identical in sound
    B. internal rhyme
    C. rhyme at the ends of lines
    A. a full rhyme in which the sounds following the initial letters of the words are identical in sound
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  19. English Sonnet (Shakespearean)

    A. type of love song
    B. rhyme at the ends of lines
    C. has a rhyme scheme organized into three quatrains with a final couplet: abab cdcd efef gg
    C. has a rhyme scheme organized into three quatrains with a final couplet: abab cdcd efef gg
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  20. satiric poetry

    A. poetry that blends criticism with humor to convey a message using irony to make its points
    B. statement that one thing is something else, which, in a literal sense, it is not
    C. word choice or vocabulary
    A. poetry that blends criticism with humor to convey a message using irony to make its points
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  21. denotation

    A. the lilteral dictionary meaning of a word
    B. word choice or vocabulary
    C. type of poetry
    A. the literal dictionary meaning of a word
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  22. personification

    A. extreme exaggeration
    B. a figure of speech in which a thing, an animal, or an abstract term is endowed with human characteristics
    C. slant rhyme
    B. a figure of speech in which a thing, an animal, or an abstract term is endowed with human characteristics
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  23. cacophony

    A. comparision using like or as
    B. harmonious sounding words
    C. a harsh, discordant sound often mirroring the meaning of the context in which it is used.
    C. a harsh, discordant sound often mirroring the meaning of the context in which it is used.
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  24. consonance (slant rhyme)

    A. exact rhyme in every line
    B. slang
    C. a kind of rhyme in which the linked words share similar consonant sounds but different vowel sounds (reason and raisin)
    C. a kind of rhyme in which the linked words share similar consonant sounds but different vowel sounds (reason and raisin)
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  25. persona

    A. a character created by an author to be the speaker of a poem, story, or novel.
    B. unhuman objects having human characteristics
    C. play on words
    A. a character created by an author to be the speaker of a poem, story, or novel.
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  26. connotation

    A. literal dictionary meaning
    B. a play on words
    C. an association or additional meanin that a word, image, or phrase may carry, apart from its literal denotation or dictionary definition.
    C. an association or additional meanin that a word, image, or phrase may carry, apart from its literal denotation or dictionary definition.
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  27. hyperbole

    A. exaggeration used to emphasize a point
    B. contradicting words
    C. rhyme that occurs at the end of lines
    A. exaggeration used to emphasize a point
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  28. onomatopoeia

    A. rhyme that occurs at the end of lines
    B. a literary device that attempts to represent a thing or action by the word that imitates the sound associated with it (bang crash...)
    C. contradicting words
    B. a literary device that attempts to represent a thing or action by the word that imitates the sound associated with it (bang crash...)
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  29. end rime

    A. full rhyme
    B. rhyme that occurs at the ends of lines, rather than within them
    C. rhyme at the ends of lines
    B. rhyme that occurs at the ends of lines, rather than within them
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  30. pun

    A. soft sounding words
    B. a play on words in which one word is substituted for another similar identical sound but of very different meaning
    C. harsh sounding words
    B. a play on words in which one word is substituted for another similar identical sound but of very different meaning
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  31. explain your views on the value of the poem as a guide to ethical thinking about humanity's place in the natural world.
    • dulce et decorum- it is not sweet and proper to die for one's country
    • the chimney sweeper- writing the poem to the officials that child labor is wrong

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