1) What is alliteration? a) A phrase in which two words of opposite meanings are put together for effect b) When something is compared to something else using the words 'like' or 'as'. c) The use of the same letter or sound at the beginning of words in a sentence 2) What is a metaphor? a) To describe somebody or something using a word or phrase that is not meant literally b) A phrase in which two words of opposite meanings are put together for effect c) The use of the same letter or sound at the beginning of words in a sentence 3) What is an oxymoron? a) Two words that are similar b) A phrase in which two words of opposite meanings are put together for effect c) Words that sound alike 4) What is a simile? a) When something is compared to something else using the words 'like' or 'as'. b) Words that sound alike c) The use of the same letter or sound at the beginning of words in a sentence 5) What is onomatopoeia? a) To describe somebody or something using a word or phrase that is not meant literally b) The use of the same letter or sound at the beginning of words in a sentence c) A tyoe of word that sounds the same as the word it is describing 6) What is repetition? a) Where a non-human object is given human traits. b) Words that are repeated in the same phrase or sentence to create an effect c) Words that begin with the same letter 7) What is personification? a) A human b) A poetic technique c) Where a non-human thing is given a human trait 8) What is enjambment a) When there is a pause in the middle of a line of poetry b) When a sentence continues beyond the end of a line or stanza in a poem c) When something is compared to something else using the words 'like' or 'as'. 9) What is a caesura? a) A break in a line of poetry indicated by a piece of punctuation b) Words that begin with the same letter c) A tyoe of word that sounds the same as the word it is describing 10) What is a stanza? a) A verse in a poem b) A phrase in which two words of opposite meanings are put together for effect c) Words that are repeated in the same phrase or sentence to create an effect

10 key poetic techniques for KS3

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