Literature Quiz / Poetic Devices

Random Literature or Definition Quiz

Can you name the Poetic Devices?

Quiz not verified by Sporcle

Forced Order
Score 0/20 Timer 04:00
ExamplePoetic DeviceDefinition
How many lines does a sonnet have?
shall I comPARE thee TO a SUMmer DAY?
Life is like a box of chocolates.
This type of poem tells a story with characters, a conflict, and a plot.
Sally sells seashells by the seashore.
That guy's a beast.
This type of poem expresses the thoughts and feelings of the poet.
I dumped my drink in the sink.
Hey. Hey. Hey. Hey. Hey. Hey.
A _______________________, like 'Oh Captain, My Captain,' is a comparison that runs throughout the entire poem.
Man & Understand; Temperate & Date
The brilliant stars dotted the pitch black of the midnight sky.
The dish ran away with the spoon.
We know that ballads are song-like narratives with simple rhyme, steady rhythm, and a(n) ________________________, usually focusing on love or death.
Which word is assonant with my? (buy, myth, height)
Besides being exceptionally long, what is the other requirement for a narrative poem to be an epic?
Which word is alliterative with kicker? (refund, chorus, cheese)
Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall//Humpty Dumpty had a great fall.
The tide rises by the lighthouse.

You're not logged in!

Compare scores with friends on all Sporcle quizzes.
Sign Up with Email
Log In

You Might Also Like...

Show Comments


Top Quizzes Today

Score Distribution

Your Account Isn't Verified!

In order to create a playlist on Sporcle, you need to verify the email address you used during registration. Go to your Sporcle Settings to finish the process.