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Name:POETRY DIAGNOSTIC TESTPART A: DEFINITIONS - MUSICAL DEVICESDIRECTIONS:Write the poetry term listed below in the appropriate blank.Metersyllablerhymerhymeschemerefrainrhythmstanzaalliteration1. ______________________________ Small unit of spoken language which contains one vowel sound2. ______________________________ Group of lines in a poem3. ______________________________ Repeated line or group of lines4. ______________________________ Pattern of rhyme5. ______________________________ Pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in lines of poetry6. ______________________________ Similarity of sound between words7. ______________________________ Sense of movement or beat in a poem8. ______________________________ Repetition of consonant sounds, especially at the beginnings ofwords, in a line (ex. …meandering with a mazy motion)PART B: DEFINITIONS - FIGURATIVE LANGUAGEDIRECTIONS:Write the poetry term listed below in the appropriate blank.hyperbolemetaphorimageryonomatopoeiasimileoxymoronpersonificationextendedmetaphorfigurative language9. ______________________________ Words which imitate real sounds (tick tock, bang, and slam)10. ______________________________ Giving of human qualities to something that is not human11. ______________________________ Comparison using like or as (During the race she ran like flashof lightning.)12. ______________________________ Extreme exaggeration
13. ______________________________ Comparison made without using like or as (During the race shewas a flash of lightning.)14. ______________________________ Expressions that are not literally true15. ______________________________ Words and phrases that appeal to a reader’s five senses16. ______________________________ Comparison made between two things throughout a poem orwritten piece17. ______________________________ Phrase containing contradictory ideas (pretty ugly, living dead)PART C: DEFINITIONS – TYPES OF POETRYDIRECTIONS:Write the poetry term listed below in the appropriate blank.lyric poetryepicprescribed versenarrative poetrylight verseballadlimerickfree verse18. ______________________________ Poetry with a clear story (plot)19. ______________________________ Main character is a hero in this type of narrative poetry20. ______________________________ Poetry which shows the feelings and emotions of one speaker21. ______________________________ Poetry which follows rules of sound or language22. ______________________________ Type of prescribed narrative poetry originally sung to musicand traditionally written in third person point of view23. ______________________________ Poetry focusing on humor24. ______________________________ Type of prescribed light verse25. ______________________________ Poetry which does not follow obvious rules
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