Chloe Richardson ED 228AM/Brock 3 March 2012 Objective Assessment: Vocabulary Quiz Elements of Poetry Blank Verse Imagery Free Verse Rhythm Figurative Language Stanza Iamb Meter Rhyme Enjambment True/False: Circle the word True or False next to each statement. If the statement is true, simply circle true. If the statement is false, circle false AND substitute the correct term for the italicized word in the line provided below. 1. Free Verse is a form of poetry written in unrhymed iambic pentameter. True False ________________ 2. The reoccurrence of accent or stress in lines of verse is known as rhythm. True False _________________ Fill in the Blank: In the sentences provided, fill in the blank using the above listed terms. 3. A/An _____________ is a poetic foot with an unaccented syllable and an accented syllable. 4. In a ______________, grouped lines of a poem can follow a strict form or be organically chosen. Multiple Choice Questions: For the questions below, please circle which choice best answers the question, and also write the letter of the correct response on the line provided. 5. _____ Meter in poetry is best defined as A. A repeating line or verse in a poem. B. A run on at the end of a line of poetry C. The measured pattern of rhythmic accents in poems D. The matching of final vowel or consonant sounds in two or more words. 6. _____ Examples of figurative language includes… A. Stanzas, Iambs, and Meter B. Similes, Metaphors, and Hyperbole C. Haikus, Sonnets, and Prose Poetry D. Alliteration, Assonance, and Tone Match Column: Match each description with the words listed below. Write the letter of the correct response on the line below the sentence. Not all words will be used. A. Imagery B. Enjambment C. Rhythm D. Rhyme 7. This refers to the mental pictures and ideas produced by the reader as a result of figurative language in a work of poetry. ______ 8. Often poets employ this device to achieve higher symbolic meaning and create interesting, interrupted rhymes. ______ Short Answer: On a separate piece of paper, please write 2-3 sentences answering the given prompts. 9. Briefly explain free verse as a poetic structure. Then list at least 2 poems and their authors that we have read in class that have been written in free verse. 10. What role does rhyme or rhyme scheme play in poetry? What specific forms of poetry employ strict rhyme schemes? Objective Quiz Answer Key: Elements of Poetry 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. False; Blank Verse True Iamb Stanza C B A: Imagery B: Enjambment A poetic form with very little structure, poet makes the rules. No regular pattern or meter or rhyme, etc. Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman or Fog by Carl Sandburg. 10. Gives structure/musical quality to poetry. Creates repeated patterns. Shakespearean and Italian sonnets, couplets, villanelle, etc.