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Literary Device Jeopardy
Transcript of Literary Device Jeopardy
Terms Surprise! 100 100 100 100 100 300 300 300 300 300 400 500 500 500 500 500 400 400 400 400 for 100 Definitions Define "imagery." Answer: language that appeals to any sense or any combination of the senses for 100 Definitions for 200 Definitions Question: What is the word for an author's choice of words? Answer: Diction for 200 Definitions for 300 Definitions for 400 Definitions for 500 Definitions Question: Explain the difference between "tone" and "mood." for 300 Definitions for 400 Definitions Answer: Tone is the author's attitude
(i.e. sarcastic), while mood is the
atmosphere that is created (i.e. gloomy). for 500 Definitions for 100 Figurative Language Question: When Keats calls the urn a "sylvan historian," this is an example of what?
Explain. for 200 Figurative Language Question: What figurative language is used when Coleridge writes: "the Storm blast came, and he was tyrannous and strong."? Explain for 300 Figurative Language Question: When Wordsworth wishes he could hear "Triton blow his wreathed horn," what literary device is he using? Explain. for 400 Figurative Language Question: How is the following excerpt from "Ozymandias" ironic?: "'Look on my works ye mighty and despair!'/ Yet nothing beside remains." for 500 Figurative Language How is "the father is child
of the man" a paradox? Answer: metaphor- he compares the urn
to a historian without using like or as
to describe how the urn helps preserve
history through the stories painted on it. for 100 Figurative Language Answer: personification- he is giving the
storm human qualities by ascribing
the masculine pronoun "he" to it for 200 Figurative Language Answer: literary allusion- Triton is a
reference to ancient Greek mythology for 300 Figurative Language Answer: Ozymandias thought what he
created would last forever, but
time and the sands have brought
all he has to ruin. for 400 Figurative Language Answer: It seems contradictory because a child cannot be father of a man; however, in this case the child teaches the older generation a love for nature (and in this way acts as a father to him), so therefore it is nevertheless true. for 500 Figurative Language Answer: alliteration- repeating
consonant "l" sound for 100 Answer: internal rhyme (farwell and tell
rhyme within the same line) for 200 Answer: Alliteration (repeated initial
"m" sound), and assonance (repeated
"oo" sound. for 400 Answer: consonance- repetition
of the consonant "s" sound for 400 Answer: alliteration- repeating "h" sound in "has heard"; assonance- repeating soft "a" sound in "boatman has"; internal rhyme- "of" and "love" rhyme within the same line for 500 for 100 Sound Devices Question: What sound device is "lay like a load" an example of? Explain. for 200 Question: What sound device is used in the line: "Farewell, farewell, but this I tell." Explain. for 300 Question: What TWO sound devices are present in the words "moving moon?" Explain. for 400 Question: What sound device is present in the words "sweet express?" Explain. for 500 Question: Find and explain three sound devices in the following lines:
"The boatman has heard; it has bound him
In throes of a strange wild love" Answer: ballad for 500 for 500 Question: Lord Byron wrote the lyrical poem "She Walk in Beauty" to be set to music. This is called a... Answer: an ode. for 400 for 400 Question: What is the name of a poem of celebration? Answer: ABCCABCDD for 300 for 300 Question: What is the rhyme scheme for the following poem?:
"My heart leaps up when I behold
A rainbow in the sky:
So was it when my life began;
So is it now I am a man;
So be it when I shall grow old,
Or let me die!
The child is father of the Man;
And I could wish my days to be
Bound each to each by natural piety. for 200 for 200 for 100 for 100 Poetry Terms Answer: Answers will vary
Example: In "Rime of the Ancient Mariner,"
the theme is to respect nature. for 500 Surprise! for 500 Surprise! Question: Choose one of the poems we have read in class and identify its romantic theme. Answer: cynical, depressed for 400 Surprise! for 400 Surprise! Question: What is the tone of Wordworth's poem "The world is too much with us?" Explain. Answer: The tyger symbolizes experience
while the lamb symbolizes innocence. for 300 Surprise! for 300 Surprise! Question: What two animals did Blake famously write about, and what do they each symbolize? for 200 Surprise! for 200 Surprise! Answer: Assonance- the repetition of
the hard "o" sound for 100 Surprise! for 100 Surprise! Question: What sound device is used in the slogan "Go Obama?" Explain. 200 200 200 200 200 Sound Devices Sound Devices Sound Devices Sound Devices Sound Devices Sound Devices Sound Devices Sound Devices Sound Devices Poetry Terms Poetry Terms Poetry Terms Poetry Terms Poetry Terms Poetry Terms Poetry Terms Poetry Terms Poetry Terms Question: What is a stanza? Answer: a fixed number of lines of verse forming a unit of poetry. What is the pattern of a sound in a line? rhythm Question: Define "theme." Answer: the main message or idea Question: What is the difference between an oxymoron and a paradox? Answer: An paradox is a contradictory statement; an oxymoron is a type of paradox reduced to two words What is used in the line "Though the morning was cold, Tom was happy and warm?" Explain it. It is a paradox. It seems contradictory that Tom can be warm when it is cold out, but he is warm because he has hope of going to heaven.