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Poetry Terms Quiz
50 points possible
Name________________________
Freshman Lit. Rang. Period______
Date: _________________________
Matching: Match the correct definition with each term by placing the letter representing the definition in the space
provided. (Worth 2 points each)
Term
1.
Simile
A.
2.
3.
Metaphor
Diction
B.
C.
4.
5.
Onomatopoeia
Personification
D.
E.
6.
Irony
F.
7.
8.
9.
Rhyme Scheme
Allegory
Alliteration
G.
H.
I.
10. Tone
J.
11. Example of a Simile
K.
12. Example of a Metaphor
13. Example of Alliteration
14. Example of Onomatopoeia
L.
M.
N.
15. Example of Personification
16. Foreshadowing
17. Example of Connotative
Writing
18. Example of Denotative Writing
O.
P.
Q.
19. Example of Irony
S.
20. Example of Allegory
T.
R.
Definition
A comparison between two unlike objects using the
words “like” or “as.”
She is hot like a firecracker
When poets use several words with the same
consonant sounds to draw your attention.
Word choice
The creatures of this planet had 4 eyes, two in the front
and two in the back.
The planting of hints and suggestions of what is to
come next.
Peter picked a peck of pickles
Cool means a low, cold temperature.
Sound words in which the actions the word makes
sound like the spelling of the word
A poem or story in which the characters or events
represents larger ideas
Assigning of human characteristics to non human
objects
When the unexpected, but “kinda” expected happens
Boom, crash, thud, snap, crackle, pop
The motorcycle in the poem “Fifteen” represents
freedom.
Cool means “yes” or “popular”
The writer’s attitude about the subject
Ring Around the Rosie
The girl sold her hair for money to buy her husband a
gold chain for his watch. He sold his watch to buy her
brushes for her hair.
Assigning letters of the alphabet to individual lines of
poetry to show the rhyme pattern.
A comparison between two unlike objects
Rhyme Scheme: Please provide the rhyme scheme for the following poem. (10 points)
Nothing Gold Can Stay
Nature's first green is gold,
Her hardest hue to hold.
Her early leaf's a flower;
But only so an hour.
Then leaf subsides to leaf.
So Eden sank to grief,
So dawn goes down to day.
Nothing gold can stay.
-
Robert Frost
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