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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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Sol end of course reading quick review
SOL End of Course ReadingQuick Review


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)


My uncle was a rock during his divorce which poetic device is used
My uncle was a rock during his divorce.Which poetic device is used?

  • Metaphor


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


Sol end of course reading quick review

“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


Sol end of course reading quick review
"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.” of angel food.”

  • unrhymed iambic pentameter

  • What is “free verse.”

  • no rhyme, no meter


Define lyrical
Define “lyrical.” of angel food.”

  • personal, emotional poetry

  • What is “first person point of view?”

  • using “I”(narrator is main character)


What is a symbol
What is a “symbol?” of angel food.”

  • something physical that suggests an idea or value

  • What are some symbols of the United States?

  • flag, Statue of Liberty, Uncle Sam


My computer hates me which poetic device is used
My computer hates me. of angel food.”Which poetic device is used?

  • personification


Works cited means
“Works Cited” means --?-- of angel food.”

  • 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. of angel food.”

  • 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. of angel food.”Which literary device is used?

  • Literary allusion


Takita is such a couch potato which poetic device is used
Takita is such a couch potato. of angel food.”Which poetic device is used?

  • metaphor


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


My friend susie has the courage of rosa park what device is used
My friend Susie has the courage of Rosa Park. Hercules.What device is used?

  • historical allusion



What is plagiarism
What is plagiarism? Hercules.

  • 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?” Hercules.

  • a struggle between opposing forces

  • How many kinds of conflict are there?

  • 5


Who is the antagonist
Who is the “antagonist?” Hercules.

  • the character who is in conflict with the protagonist

  • “Prologue” means --?--

  • introduction


It was a half baked idea what poetic device is used
“It was a half-baked idea.” Hercules.What poetic device is used?

  • metaphor


The sky was full of dancing stars which poetic device is used
The sky was full of dancing stars. Hercules.Which poetic device is used?

  • personification


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


Sol end of course reading quick review

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


Sol end of course reading quick review
Best of luck on the End of Course Reading Test. Reading:Remember to have a positive attitude and to use process of elimination.YOU CAN DO THIS!!