Perrines Sound and Sense Test

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Can you name the authors and poems from Sound and Sense?

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Quote/DefinitionTerm/Name/Author
Name the term 'The use of something closely related for the thing actually meant'
Name the poem 'And tells him stories. Black slaves Working in the hot sun, And black slaves Walking in the dewy night,'
Name the term 'Addressing someone absent or dead as if that person or thing were present and alive'
Name the term 'Language using figures of speech that should not be taken literally'
Name the term 'A discrepancy that exists between circumstances given and those that would seem appropriate'
Name the poem 'Droning a drowsy syncopated tune, Rocking back and forth to a mellow croon, I heard a Negro play.'
Name the term 'A writer or speakers attitude toward a subject'
Name the poem 'Then at dawn we came down to a temperate valley, Wet, below the snow line, smelling of vegetation; With a running stream and a water-mill beating the darkness,'
Name the poem 'arranging and changing placing carefully there a strange thing and a known thing here)and'
Name the poem 'By this tumult afflicted, she Observed her lover's gestures unbalance the air, His gait stray uneven'
Name the poem 'I'm a riddle in nine syllables, An elephant, a ponderous house, A melon strolling on two tendrils.'
Name the term 'Representation through language of sense experience'
Who wrote 'Negro Servant' and 'The Weary Blues'
Name the poem 'What ever you see I swallow immediately Just as it is, unmisted by love or dislike. I am not cruel, only truthful---'
Name the term 'A narrative or description that has a second meaning beneath the surface'
Name the term 'Comparison created when a term is identified with the literal term'
Name the term 'The use of the part for the whole'
Name the poem 'I shut my eyes and all the world drops dead; I lift my lids and all is born again. (I think I made you up inside my head.) '
Name the term 'Giving the attributes of a human being to an animal, object, or concept'
Who wrote 'Mirror' and 'Mad Girl's Love Song?'
Name the term 'Something that means more than what it is'
Name the term 'An apparent contradiction that is nevertheless somehow true' or 'Two pediatricians on a ferris wheel'
Name the term 'Comparison expressed by the use of a word like 'like' or 'than''
Quote/DefinitionTerm/Name/Author
Name the poem 'At six o'clock or seven or eight you're through. You've worked all day.'
Name the poem 'and break onetwothreefourfive pigeonsjustlikethat Jesus '
Name the poem 'and eddieandbill come running from marbles and piracies and it's spring'
Name the term 'Bitter or cutting speech'
Name the term 'Saying the opposite of what one means'
Name the term 'Ridicule of human folly or vice for the purpose of bringing about reform'
Name the poem 'they believe in Christ and Longfellow, both dead, are invariably interested in so many things--'
Name the term 'Saying less than one means'
Name the poem 'Is there no change of death in paradise? Does ripe fruit never fall? Or do the boughs Hang always heavy in that perfect sky,'
Name the poem 'Well, son, I'll tell you: Life for me ain't been no crystal stair. It's had tacks in it, And splinters,'
Name the term 'A reference to something in history or previous literature'
Name the poem 'And I have known the eyes already, known them all The eyes that fix you in a formulated phrase, And when I am formulated, sprawling on a pin,'
Name the term 'Simply exaggeration'
Who wrote 'Buffalo Bill' and 'In just-'
Who wrote 'Journey of the Magi' and 'The Lovesong of J. Alfred Prufrock?'
In the four types of metaphors, the literal and figurative terms are either ___________ or _____________.
Name the poem 'The jar was gray and bare. It did not give of bird or bush, Like nothing else in Tennessee.'
Name the poem 'The houses are haunted By white night-gowns. None are green,'
Name the poem 'For the listener, who listens in the snow, And, nothing himself, beholds Nothing that is not there and the nothing that is.'
If my friend wrote a story about a family that is breaking apart as a metaphor for the future of our nations government would that be a symbol or allegory?
Who wrote 'The Snow Man' and 'Sunday Morning?'
Name the term 'A discrepancy between what a speaker says and what the poem means'

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