Stylistics quiz Nr 11

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  • POETIC EXPRESSIVE MEANS AND STYLISTIC DEVICES QUIZ
  • 25 QUESTIONS , 25 MINUTE
  • GOOD LUCK 
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1.

0002;   ....is a repetition of similar sounds in two or more different words and is most often used in poetry and songs.

2.

00018; Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club (Ch. Dickens), The Last Leaf (O. Henry)

3.

0001;  (  U ' U  )  =  The foot consists of three syllables, the first one is unstressed, the second one is stressed, the third one is unstressed.

4.

00024; The Ottava Rima 

5.

0004; .... is repetition of vowel sounds to create internal rhyming within phrases or sentences, and together with alliteration and consonance serves as one of the building blocks of verse.

6.

00025; It consists of 14 lines of iambic pentametre; the rhyming pattern

7.

0005; part and parcel, safe and sound, forgive and forget, bed and breakfast

8.

00010; – repetition of the initial parts of successive units.

9.

0007; Epiphora 

10.

0008; Chain repetition

11.

00023;  abab cdcd efef gg 

12.

  • 00013; 

  • My heart’s in the Highland, my heart is not here,

  • My heart’s in the Highlands, a-chasing a deer… (Burns)

13.

00016;  .... question is a figure of speech in the form of a question without the expectation of a reply. It is posed for a persuasive effect.

14.

00017;  The foot consists of two syllables, the first one is stressed. (  ' U  )

15.

00014;  "I said, 'Who killed him?' and he said 'I don't know who killed him, but he's dead all right,' and it was dark and there was water standing in the street and no lights or windows broke and boats all up in the town and trees blown down and everything all blown and I got a skiff and went out and found my boat where I had her inside Mango Key and she was right only she was full of water."

16.

00022; The Spenserian Stanza 

17.

00020; The foot consists of two syllables, the second one is stressed. ( U ' )

18.

0006; Dactyl

19.

0003;  .....is the variation of the length and accentuation of a series of sounds or other events. It is the pattern of interchange of strong (stressed) and weak (unstressed) syllables.

20.

00012;  A smile would come into Mr. Pickwick’s face, the smile extended into a laugh, the laugh — into a roar, and the roar became general. 

21.

00015;  ....  is a stylistic device in which conjunctions are deliberately omitted from a series of related clauses. It is contrary to polysyndeton.

22.

0009;  ..... – repetition of the final part of the first sentence at the beginning of the second sentence.

23.

00019; Anapest

24.

00021; The Ballad Stanza 

25.

00011;  Money is what he’s after, money.


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