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Forms of Poetry Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. When did the ballad have a resurgence?

Question 2 2. Which of the following statements is FALSE?

Question 3 3. Which of the following poems uses ottava rima?

Question 4 4. Haiku poetry is usually:

Question 5 5. Why might someone write an elegy?

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Question 6 6. What is poetic meaning?

Question 7 7. What is poetic form?

Question 8 8. What is the basic unit of measurement in poetry?

Question 9 9. Who is often identified as the 'father' of modern concrete poetry?

Question 10 10. Using similar grammatical constructions to create a poetic effect is known as _____.

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

Question 12 12. What is poetic content?

Question 13 13. What is a quatrain?

Question 14 14. During the Renaissance, concrete poets became particularly fond of a type of visual poetry representative of its typically religious subject, known as which one of the following?

Question 15 15. What is the rhyme scheme of most ballads?

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Question 16 16. Concrete poetry is a form of verse in which words or lines are arranged to create what?

Question 17 17. Why is it that English translations of Japanese haiku often do not contain the traditional syllable number and count?

Question 18 18. What is analyzing a poem for its rhythm and meter known as?

Question 19 19. When does stanza enjambment occur?

Question 20 20. Which of the following statements is TRUE?

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Question 21 21. When did the concept of concrete poetry originate?

Question 22 22. Who made free verse popular among American poets?

Question 23 23. What elements of typography may poets use to create their desired images?

Question 24 24. The main difference between the images used in traditional haiku and those used by contemporary poets is:

Question 25 25. Although English-speaking poets often ignored the traditional rules of haiku, they maintained:

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Question 26 26. A traditional Japanese haiku is:

Question 27 27. What is a stanza?

Question 28 28. 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 29 29. Which of the following is an element that contributes to a poem's form?

Question 30 30. In a poem, the _____ is its literal meaning and _____ is what it implies.

Forms of Poetry Chapter Exam Instructions

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