April 18, 2014

Homework Help: English

Posted by Drea on Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 12:57pm.

1. Dialectical poetry is poetry that
a uses a unique rhyme scheme and meter.
b has fourteen lines and uses iambic pentameter.
c uses language that is specific to a geographic location.
d is based on symbols that represent opposite extremes.

2. Which of these is NOT a main characteristic of odes?
a dignified tone and style
b thoughtful, personal reflection
c often addresses the subject, even if nonhuman
d relies heavily on rhythm and word sounds

3. In Percy Bysshe Shelley’s poem “To a Skylark,” the line “Bird, thou never wert” demonstrates BOTH
a simile and personification.
b archaic language and apostrophe.
c metaphor and terza rima.
d alliteration and onomatopoeia.

4. Which statement is true about lyric poetry?
a There is always only one speaker.
b The speaker and the author are always the same person.
c The tone of the poem is always light and positive.
dThe poem is usually long and heroic in tone.

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