Poetry Terms Review

This is for all you people out there who have to memorize poetry terms for the AP English Literature test. I have to fit one hundred and fifty characters into this box, but I can't think of anything else I want to tell you.

You've memorized the definitions, but can you put them into action? Again, for some reason, one hundred and fifty characters are required here, and I keep getting annoying, red error messages saying I don't have enough.

Created by: Jess
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1. "Death, be not proud" is an example of...
allegory
apostrophe
elegy
assonance
2. "How far your eyes may pierce I cannot tell / Striving to better, oft we mar what's well." This example BEST represents...
caesura
closed couplet
heroic couplet
synecdoche
paradox
3. Conceit / retreat is an example of...
feminine rhyme
masculine rhyme
juxtaposition
euphony
4. "He was a man of the cloth." This statement best illustrates...
synecdoche
metonymy
mixed metaphor
paradox
5. "Destroyed ambition's therapeutic game" (as a line of poetry) represents what kind of meter?
iambic pentameter
dactylic dimeter
anapestic pentameter
trochaic trimeter
6. An Italian/Petrarchan sonnet is characterized by...
12 lines: 2 sestets
14 lines: 1 octave, 1 sestet
14 lines with a volta
14 lines: abab/cdcd/efef/gg
16 lines
7. Waken / forsaken is an example of...
spondee
near rhyme
masculine rhyme
feminine rhyme
8. "Thus, though we cannot make our sun / Stand still, then we shall make him run" (To His Coy Mistress) contains examples of...
personification
spondee
enjambment
1 and 2
1 and 3
all of the above
9. "Same laced fate" (shut up, I know that makes no sense) is an example of...
consonance
assonance
allusion
alliteration
enjambment
10. "Death, thou shalt die" is an example of:
paradox
elegy
allegory
cacophony
canto
11. A section or division of a long poem is called a...
denotation
caesura
canto
octave
spondee
12. "Man proposes, God disposes" is an example of:
apostrophe
blank verse
euphony
allegory
antithesis
13. "And I know it is right" as a line of poetry represents...
dactylic dimeter
anapestic dimeter
iambic monometer
trochaic trimeter
14. A single, unified strain of exalted lyrical verse directed to a single purpose and dealing with one theme is...
an elegy
an ode
an extended metaphor
verbal irony
a refrain
15. "Lost past" is an example of...
assonance
consonance
apostrophe
canto
feminine rhyme
16. "Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears" is an example of...
metonymy
synecdoche
paradox
satire
situational irony
17. The speaker is also known as the..
theme
tone
persona
denotation
connotation
18. When you see 14 lines, what should you think?
Tercet!
Octave!
SONNET SONNET SONNET
It's time for lunch.
Who counts??
19. What is denotation?
Dictionary definition
Emotional associations
Another word for verbal irony
I'm getting desperate for choices
I'm sorry
20. What is Mrs. Durham's cardinal rule of poetry?
Stay awake
It's always about pedophilia
Look! If you turn it sideways and draw some lines, the poem LOOKS like the goat-footed balloon man!
Let the poem be what it is!
I don't know; I've been asleep

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