AP English: Types of Poetry Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1.

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 2 2. The English sonnet is also called a

Question 3 3. The pattern of five sets of unstressed/stressed iambs is called _____.

Question 4 4. Italian sonnets are named after _____, while English sonnets are named after _____.

Question 5 5. Who made free verse popular among American poets?

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Question 6 6. How are ballads different from other narrative poems?

Question 7 7. Using similar grammatical constructions to create a poetic effect is known as _____.

Question 8 8. When Whitman writes, the ship is anchor'd safe and sound, its voyage closed and done he is describing the _____ stage of loss.

Question 9 9. How do an elegy and a eulogy differ in terms of tone?

Question 10 10. Ode on a Grecian Urn is _____.

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Question 11 11. 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 12 12. What do we call ordinary written or spoken word?

Question 13 13. How do Shakespearean and Petrarchan sonnets differ?

Question 14 14. What category of poetry is based on unrhymed lines and lack of a regular meter?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is NOT a component of a Pindaric ode?

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Question 16 16. What's an ode?

Question 17 17. How was Lord Tennyson's idyll, Idyll's of the King, different from previous idylls?

Question 18 18. Which type of ode used a chorus?

Question 19 19. What category of poetry is based on unrhymed lines and a definite meter?

Question 20 20. A reflective poem that laments the loss of someone or something is known as _____.

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Question 21 21. 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 22 22. How are blank verse and free verse different?

Question 23 23. How do Horatian odes differ from Cowleyan odes?

Question 24 24. The description, sailing across the wine-dark sea is an example of what poetic device?

Question 25 25. Why do poets invoke the muses?

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Question 26 26. Which kinds of poems focus on romance?

Question 27 27. The number of stressed and unstressed syllables in a line of poetry is called _____.

Question 28 28. A sonnet that is divided into three quatrains and a couplet is called a

Question 29 29. 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 30 30. How many total syllables do you find in a line of iambic pentameter?

AP English: Types of Poetry Chapter Exam Instructions

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