Jeopardy Hosted by Mrs. Spears
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Row 1, Col 1 What is anastrophe An inversion in the typical sentence order.
1,2 What is sonnet This poem consists of 14 lines, iambic pentameter and a fixed rhyme scheme
1,3 What is imagery Language that appeals to the senses
1,4 What is alliteration The repetition of beginning consonant sounds.
2,1 What is cumulative or loose sentence A sentence that starts with the main clause and then adds modifiers
2,2 What is an ode A relatively lengthy lyric poem that often expresses lofty emotions in a dignified style
2,3 What is personification A type of metaphor in which a nonhuman thing or quality is talked about as if it were human
2,4 What is assonance The repetition of similar vowel sounds
3,1 What is polysyndeton A style that employs many conjunctions
3,2 What is a limerick A light, humorous style of fixed form poetry. Its usual form consists of five lines with the rhyme scheme aabba
3,3 What is simile A figure of speech comparing two unlike things using like, as, or than.
3,4 What is consonance The repetition of middle or ending consonant sounds.
4,1 What is antithesis The placing of a sentence or one of its parts against Another to which it is opposed to form a balanced contrast of ideas (direct opposites)
4,2 What is an epic A long narrative poem, told in a formal, elevated style, that focuses on a serious subject and chronicles heroic deeds and events important to a culture or nation.
4,3 What is hyperbole A deliberate, extravagant, and often outrageous exaggeration.
4,4 What is onomatopoeia The use of words that mimic the sounds they describe.
5,1 What is asyndeton Figure of omission in which normally occurring conjunctions (and, or, but, for, nor, so, yet) are intentionally omitted in successive phrases, or clauses;
5,2 What is an elegy A mournful, contemplative lyric poem written to commemorate someone who is dead, often ending in a consolation.
5,3 What is an epiphany An event in which the essential nature of something - a person, a situation, an object – is suddenly perceived;
5,4 What is hypophora Posing a question then answering it.