Name: ___________________ Mr. Good Spring 2011 English I H Poetry Test Review Sheet Terminology (devices, forms & techniques) – For the poetry test next week, you should be able to define each of these terms, not just match them to definitions. You should also be able to identify these terms in selected poems on the test. Diction Syntax Imagery Symbolism Denotation Connotation Meter Rhyme End Rhyme Internal Rhyme Rhyme Scheme Slant Rhyme Hyperbole Oxymoron Paradox Personification Pun Alliteration Assonance Elision Enjambment Free Verse Closed Form Stanza Blank Verse Couplet Quatrain Sonnet Iambic Pentameter Anaphora Ballad Dramatic Monologue Ekphrasis Elegy Epic Haiku Limerick Ode Name: ___________________ Mr. Good Spring 2011 English I H Poetry Schools/Movements – Study your notes from class. Questions on the test may address general characteristics of the movement, major poets or poems, or the chronology of some of the movements. Beat Poetry Concrete Poetry Confessional Poetry The Fireside Poets Harlem Renaissance Poetry Imagist Poetry Metaphysical Poetry Modernist Poetry New Formalist Poets Romantic Poets Slam Poetry Specific Poets – Review your class notes on these poets. You should be able to match the poet to his or her poem(s) in the packet, to give a general description of the type of poetry that this person composed, and to compare/contrast these poets with each other. Robert Frost Sylvia Plath e.e. cummings William Carlos Williams Langston Hughes TEST FORMAT Identifications – I will give you a term, a movement or a poet. You will write just enough to show me that you can identify it. Multiple Choice & Matching – select the best possible answer. Short Answer – answer 1-3 questions in no more than 4 complete sentences. Essay – compose an organized analysis of a poem or poems. *You will have the entire block period on Tuesday to take this exam. This should allow you to create substantial analytical essays. Study hard!!!