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Match the words in the first column to the best available answer in the second column.

 

_____ Ballad 1) the matching of sounds or syllables between lines
 
_____ Cinquain 2) an act or thing that represents more than itself
 
_____ Couplet 3)poems that are five lines in length
 
_____ Haiku 4) a four line stanza
 
_____ Limerick 5) a fourteen line poem that states a poet's personal feelings
 
_____ Lyric 6) a humorous verse of five lines
 
_____ Sonnet 7) the rhythm or pattern of accented or unaccented syllables
 
_____ Simile 8) repeated use of words that begin with similar sounds
 
_____ Metaphor 9) the rhyming words at the end of lines of poetry
 
_____ Personification 10) a division in a poem named for how many lines it contains
 
_____ Oxymoron 11)a poem that tells a story
 
_____ Symbol 12) an inanimate object or idea is given human qualities
 
_____ Onomatopoeia 13) a two line stanza
 
_____ Alliteration 14) an implied comparison not using "like" or "as"
 
_____ End Rhyme 15)two lines of verse that rhyme or state on complete idea
 
_____ Quatrain 16) a three line stanza
 
_____ Stanza 17) words put together that are opposites
 
_____ Couplet 18) a direct comparison using "like" or "as"
 
_____ triplet 19) a short poem that expresses personal feelings
 
_____ Rhyme 20) the sound of the word when spoken makes you think of it's meaning
 
_____ Metre 21) Japanese poems of three lines that present a picture of nature