Year 7 English: Poetic Devices Quiz
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Year 7 English: Poetic Devices Quiz

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What is the purpose of a metaphor in a poem?

To create a vivid image in the reader's mind

Which poetic device is used to create a sense of rhythm in a poem?

Meter

What is the literary device used to describe an abstract concept, such as freedom or happiness?

Symbolism

What is the term for the repetition of initial consonant sounds in words?

<p>Alliteration</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which poetic device is used to exaggerate or overstate something for emphasis?

<p>Hyperbole</p> Signup and view all the answers

What poetic device is used in the following phrase: 'The bees buzzed in the garden'?

<p>Onomatopoeia</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which poetic device is used to compare two things without 'like' or 'as'?

<p>Metaphor</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the term for the repetition of vowel sounds in words?

<p>Assonance</p> Signup and view all the answers

What poetic device is used to create a sense of action or movement between two lines?

<p>Enjambement</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which poetic device is used to give human-like qualities to non-human things?

<p>Personification</p> Signup and view all the answers

Study Notes

Poetic Devices

  • A metaphor is used in a poem to make a comparison between two unlike things without using "like" or "as," creating a vivid and evocative representation of an idea or object.
  • Meter and rhyme are poetic devices used to create a sense of rhythm in a poem.
  • Personification is the literary device used to describe an abstract concept, such as freedom or happiness, by giving it human-like qualities.
  • Alliteration is the term for the repetition of initial consonant sounds in words, often used to create a musical or rhythmic effect in poetry.
  • Hyperbole is the poetic device used to exaggerate or overstate something for emphasis, making a strong impression on the reader or listener.

Here are the 10 questions for a year 7 English class about poetic devices:

  • Poetic Devices Quiz*
  • What is the poetic device used to create a word that imitates the sound it describes?
  • Identify the poetic device where words that start with the same sound are repeated in close proximity.
  • What is the term for the repetition of similar consonant sounds within words that are close together?
  • What poetic device involves the repetition of vowel sounds within words that are close together?
  • What is the poetic device that compares two unlike things without using "like" or "as"?
  • What poetic device makes a comparison between two unlike things using "like" or "as"?
  • What occurs when a sentence or phrase continues into the next line without a pause?
  • What poetic device gives human-like qualities to non-human entities, such as objects or animals?
  • What is the pattern of rhymes used in a poem?
  • Can you identify and explain two poetic devices used in a given poem?

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Test your understanding of poetic devices with this quiz, covering metaphors, rhythm, literary devices, and more. Perfect for year 7 English students!

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