English Poetic Devices Test

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English Poetic Devices Test
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Poetic Devices
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  1. Goodnight room
    Goodnight moon
    Goodnight cow jumping over the moon

    What type of rhyme is "room and moon"?
    Slant Rhyme
  2. Words close by begin with the same consonance sound.
    Alliteration
  3. This is the term for a grouping of poetic lines, equivalent to a paragraph in prose.
    Stanza
  4. Rumble and ramble
    In blackberry bramble
    Billions of berries
    For blackberry jamble

    What type of rhyme is "bramble and jamble"?
    Double Rhyme
  5. Internal vowel sounds match in words found close together.
    Assonance
  6. This means to summarize a poem.
    Paraphrase
  7. Mountains and fountains
    rain down on me
    buried in berries
    what a jam jamboree

    What type of rhyme is "mountains and fountains"?
    Internal Rhyme
  8. The meaning of selected details and devices are explained in the relation to the whole poem.
    Explication
  9. Sounds used imitate or suggest a situation or action.
    Onomatopoeia
  10. Blow, west wind, by the lonely mound
    And murmur summer streams

    These words/sound create onomatopoeia, and these create assonance.
    • onomatopoeia: murmur
    • Assonance: Blow and lonely with the o
  11. In this type of rhyme, rhyming two-syllable words end a line.
    Double rhyme
  12. What a word suggests in addition to its literal meaning.
    Connotation
  13. Would you eat them in a box?
    Would you eat them with a fox?

    What type of rhyme is "box and fox"?
    Exact rhyme
  14. Heard a carol, mournful, holy
    Chanted loudly, chanted lowly

    These two words/sounds create consonance, and these create alliteration.
    • consonance: holy and lowly with the l
    • alliteration: loudly and lowly with the l
  15. Past events are narrated in a piece.
    Flashback
  16. The major ideas in a work; a lesson or topic in it.
    Theme
  17. Blow, west wind, by the lonely mound
    And murmur summer streams

    These words/sound create alliteration, and these create consonance.
    • alliteration: West and wind with the w
    • consonance: murmur and summer with the m
  18. Internal consonant sounds match in words found close together.
    Consonance
  19. Up feet, down feet
    Here come clown feet

    What kind of rhyme is "down feet" and "clown feet"?
    Double rhyme
  20. The attitude or emotion expressed in a work.
    Tone
  21. Princess on the steeple and all the pretty people
    They're drinkin' and thinkin' that they've got it made...
    Go to him now, he calls you, you can't refuse
    When you got nothing, you got nothing to lose

    These two pairs of words are examples of internal rhyme.
    • Drinkin and thinkin
    • Steeple and people
  22. Compares two unlike things using "is" or implying the connection.
    Metaphor
  23. In this type of rhyme, words found inside the same line rhyme.
    Internal rhyme
  24. Princess on the steeple and all the pretty people They're drinkin' and thinkin' that they've got it made...
    Go to him now, he calls you, you can't refuse
    When you got nothing, you got nothing to lose

    The underlined p's are an example of this device.
    Alliteration
  25. An inanimate object is given human qualities.
    Personification
  26. Position from which details are perceived or related
    Point of View
  27. Uses I, We, Me, Etc.
    May be reliable or unreliable
    First Person
  28. Uses He, She, It, They, Etc.
    Limited only to what is said and what happens, no conclusions or interpretation
    Third Person Objective
  29. Speaker is "all-knowing" action and dialogue plus the thoughts of multiple characters
    Third Person Omniscient
  30. Thoughts are focused on one character
    Third person limited
  31. How the events of a story are arranged
    Structure
  32. Action or events in the story
    Plot
  33. Narration of past events
    Flashback
  34. Hints about future plot events
    Foreshadowing
  35. A specific word, idea, or object that may stand for ideas, values, persons, or ways of life
    Symbol
  36. Restate a poem in your own words
    Paraphrase
  37. Equates known objects with something that is unknown. Uses "is" or implies the connection.
    Metaphor
  38. Compares two unlike things using "like" or "as."
    Similie
  39. Repetition of vowel sounds inside words found close together.
    Assonance
  40. Repetition of consonant sounds inside words found close together.
    Consonance
  41. Words close by begin with the same consonance sound.
    Alliteration
  42. Sounds used imitate or suggest a situation or action.
    Onomatopoeia
  43. Final one syllables sound alike
    Exact Rhyme
  44. Final two syllables sound alike
    Double Rhyme
  45. At the line end sound alike; only consonants or vowels match
    Slant Rhyme
  46. Sound alike within a line
    Internal Rhyme
  47. Word choice
    Diction

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