POETRY EXAM STUDY GUIDE
Poetic expression/compete thought spans more than one line is enjambment
Speaker in poem; second self is persona
Poem lamenting loss of something or someone is an elegy
Attitude of author toward reader or subject matter is tone
Poem or stanza in four lines is a quatrain
“The old oak stretched out its arms" uses personification
In one of Langston Hughes' most famous poems he says "My soul has grown deep like the rivers"
Where are the majority of the original books from the Dickinson Homestead located now?
Langston Hughes was a poet of the Harlem Renaissance
The Schomburg Center is NYC Library system
Hughes' remains have been placed under a tiled floor at Schomburg Center
Emily Dickinson did write many poems about death