Introduction to Poetry: Help & Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Identify what poetic devices are being used by poet Robert Burns: 'My love is like a red, red rose.'

Question 2 2. Janet is focused on reading the first four lines of Romeo and Juliet. She is using a/an _____ reading strategy.

Question 3 3. Shakespeare uses the following literary devices in Sonnet 130:____ and _____.

Question 4 4. Identify what poetic device is being used: An unusual human, he is amusing and confusing.

Question 5 5. The speaker in Sonnet 130 would rather have a _____ relationship than worship the exaggerated image of a woman from afar.

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Question 6 6. Which of the following BEST demonstrates a reader who is using a big picture reading strategy?

Question 7 7. The word 'dun' means:_____.

Question 8 8. Why would a poet use onomatopoeia?

Question 9 9. Tom is guiding a group of his students through a big picture reading of Romeo and Juliet. Which of the scenarios below should NOT be included as part of this guided reading?

Question 10 10. Why would a poet choose to use consonance or assonance?

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Question 11 11. The tone in Sonnet 130 is_____.

Question 12 12. What are two devices that can help create rhythm in a poem?

Question 13 13. What does it mean for a poem to have an ABAB rhyme scheme?

Question 14 14. How many stanzas are usually in a sonnet?

Question 15 15. How is the rhyme scheme of a sonnet written out?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is an example of a close reading strategy?

Question 17 17. What is different about the last two lines of Shakespeare's sonnets?

Question 18 18. The woman in Sonnet 130 can be described as:_____.

Question 19 19. What is a couplet?

Question 20 20. Why do old rhyming poems sometimes seem not to follow rhyme schemes?

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Question 21 21. What does 'meter' mean?

Question 22 22. Aside from rhyming schemes, what is another common way (seen in a haiku) that poems can be organized?

Question 23 23. How many syllables are in an iamb?

Question 24 24. What meter is used in haikus?

Question 25 25.

Which of the following might be included in a close reading of the line from Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet:


Two households, both alike in dignity, in fair Verona, where we lay our scene

Introduction to Poetry: Help & Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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