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SOL End of Course Reading Quick Review. Define “rhyme scheme.”. pattern in which final lines of poetry sound alike What is the rhyme scheme of an English sonnet? ABAB CDCD EFEF GG. Define “couplet.”. two rhyming verses How many verses are in a quatrain? four verses(lines).

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define rhyme scheme
Define “rhyme scheme.”
  • pattern in which final lines of poetry sound alike
  • What is the rhyme scheme of an English sonnet?
  • ABAB CDCD EFEF GG
define couplet
Define “couplet.”
  • two rhyming verses
  • How many verses are in a quatrain?
  • four verses(lines)
what is a stanza
What is a “stanza?”
  • a group of verses in a poem
  • What is a “rhetorical question?”
  • a question that does not need an answer
which question is rhetorical
Which question is rhetorical?
  • Have you found the outlet?
  • Have you lost your mind?
  • Have you filled in the application?
  • Have you forgotten my name?
  • Have you lost your mind?
what is an anecdote
What is an “anecdote?”
  • an amusing story, usually about real people
  • What is “sensory imagery?”
  • descriptive details that appeal to the five senses
a is a repeated phrase or verse of poetry
A --?-- is a repeated phrase or verse of poetry.
  • refrain
  • --?-- uses human qualities to describe something not human.
  • personification
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“And the face of the waters that spread away / Was as gray as the face of the dead.”Paul Laurence DunbarWhat poetic device is used in these verses?

  • personification
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"He looked about as inconspicuous as a tarantula on a slice of angel food.”Raymond ChandlerWhat poetic device is used?
  • simile
what is blank verse
What is “blank verse.”
  • unrhymed iambic pentameter
  • What is “free verse.”
  • no rhyme, no meter
define lyrical
Define “lyrical.”
  • personal, emotional poetry
  • What is “first person point of view?”
  • using “I”(narrator is main character)
what is a symbol
What is a “symbol?”
  • something physical that suggests an idea or value
  • What are some symbols of the United States?
  • flag, Statue of Liberty, Uncle Sam
works cited means
“Works Cited” means --?--
  • those sources actually used in a research paper
  • What is “plot?”
  • series of events in a story
define romanticism in fiction
Define “Romanticism” in fiction.
  • giving an idealized or perfect portrayal of life
  • What is “Realism?”
  • giving a picture of daily, often harsh, life
my best friend eddie is such a robin hood fellow which literary device is used
My best friend Eddie is such a “Robin Hood” fellow.Which literary device is used?
  • Literary allusion
the heavy weight class of wrestlers look like a group of hercules what device is used
The Heavy Weight class of wrestlers look like a group of Hercules.What device is used?
  • mythological allusion
what is plagiarism
What is plagiarism?
  • Using someone’s exact words or ideas without giving credit
  • A tragedy is a play that ends with --?--
  • death
what is conflict
What is “conflict?”
  • a struggle between opposing forces
  • How many kinds of conflict are there?
  • 5
who is the antagonist
Who is the “antagonist?”
  • the character who is in conflict with the protagonist
  • “Prologue” means --?--
  • introduction
life is like an onion you peel it off one layer at a time and sometimes you weep carl sandburg
“Life is like an onion: You peel it off one layer at a time, and sometimes you weep."
Carl Sandburg
  • simile
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You may want to go to this website for 2008 VA SOL Test on Reading:http://www.doe.virginia.gov/VDOE/Assessment/Release2008/VA_Spr08Released_EOCReading.pdf

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Best of luck on the End of Course Reading Test.Remember to have a positive attitude and to use process of elimination.YOU CAN DO THIS!!
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