Matching – Part I: Match the term to its appropriate definition.
parallel structure b.
free verse c. apostrophe d.
long lists of related things, people, or events
a statement that appears contradictory bur reveals a kind of truth
a type of personification that is a direct address to an absent or dead person or to something not present
the repetition of the same or similar words, phrases, clauses, or sentences
poetry that is written without concern for regular rhyme schemes and meter.
the long, easy sweep of sound that echoes the Bible and speeches of orators or preachers
Matching – Part II: Match the person to its appropriate designation.
Some of the questions below may require you to respond with both choices!)
– was an observer of daily life or life situations
– invented and most often wrote in “free verse”
– used “cadence” in poetry to give it unique style
– used a series of unconventional dashes and odd punctuation to add emphasis
– helped serve as a model for poets of the 20th
– used the poetic technique “apostrophe” in works
– used “parallel structure” and “cataloging” for emphasis and to help get across point
– was very outgoing, sociable, and a traveler
– was shy, secluded
, a recluse, and a spinster
– didn’t become famous until after death, when poems were discovered in bedroom
Multiple Choice – Part II