Euphony in Literature: Definition & Examples


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Which words below are euphonious?

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1. Why would a writer want to use euphony in a poem?

2. What is the difference between euphony and cacophony?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will assess your knowledge of euphony in literature. Things you'll need to know to pass the test include the definition and common uses of euphony.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test your understanding of:

  • Identifying euphonious words
  • Why a writer would use euphony
  • The difference between euphony and cacophony
  • What vowels and consonants can create euphony

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on euphony
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the vowel and consonant sounds that create euphony
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the use of euphony in literature

Additional Learning

To learn more about this sound device, review the corresponding lesson on Euphony in Literature. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define euphony
  • Differentiate between euphony and cacophony
  • Review examples of euphony in literature