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AEPA Middle Grades ELA: Types of Poetry Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How was Lord Tennyson's idyll, Idylls of the King, different from previous idylls?

Question 2 2. How are blank verse and free verse different?

Question 3 3. What's an ode?

Question 4 4. Lisa, a high school student, writes a set of lines with no set rhyme scheme and a defined meter. Is this a poem? Why or why not?

Question 5 5. What is analyzing a poem for its rhythm and meter known as?

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Question 6 6. Which of these is a theme typically found in ballads?

Question 7 7. What sound is different between words showing consonance?

Question 8 8. Which pair shows consonance?

Question 9 9. What does it mean for a poem to have an ABAB rhyme scheme?

Question 10 10. Where did the term 'Petrarchan' in 'Petrarchan sonnet' come from?

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Question 11 11. What style of writing was Shakespeare primarily known for?

Question 12 12.

The line below from Shakespeare's Sonnet 18 is an example of what popular sonnet theme?

Shall I compare thee for a summer's day? Thou art more lovely and more temperate.

Question 13 13. In a poem, the _____ is its literal meaning and _____ is what it implies.

Question 14 14. How do Shakespearean and Petrarchan sonnets differ?

Question 15 15. Why do old rhyming poems sometimes seem not to follow rhyme schemes?

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Question 16 16. Using similar grammatical constructions to create a poetic effect is known as _____.

Question 17 17. What do we call ordinary written or spoken word?

Question 18 18. Which words show exact rhyme?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is NOT a component of a Pindaric ode?

Question 20 20. Italian sonnets are named after _____, while English sonnets are named after _____.

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Question 21 21. How can the audience of a play learn the inner thoughts, feelings, and motives of a character without the other characters hearing?

Question 22 22. Ode on a Grecian Urn is _____.

Question 23 23. Which is not a use for consonance in poetry?

Question 24 24. Why do poets invoke the muses?

Question 25 25. What category of poetry is based on unrhymed lines and lack of a regular meter?

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Question 26 26. Which stage of loss is Whitman illustrating when he says, the flag is flung--for you the bugle trills;, bouquets and ribbon'd wreaths and eager faces are used to further pay tribute to Lincoln's life?

Question 27 27. What does Iago's soliloquy in Othello tell the audience?

Question 28 28. In Whitman's first stanza, when he says, O heart! heart! heart! as he sees the bleeding drops of red, Where on the deck my Captain lies, Fallen cold and dead, what stage of loss is he describing?

Question 29 29. What is different about the last two lines of Shakespeare's sonnets?

Question 30 30. Who made free verse popular among American poets?

AEPA Middle Grades ELA: Types of Poetry Chapter Exam Instructions

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