Poetry: Sound Devices Quiz

Test your knowledge on common sound techniques used in poetry.

  1. Wilfren Owen's line “Knock-kneed, coughing like hags, we cursed through sludge” provides multiple examples of which technique?

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  2. Dickinson’s line, “I heard a Fly buzz – when I died” makes use of which poetic technique?

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  3. Alliteration is

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  4. Assonance is

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  5. The line “Your songs that sound ground under some stud’s heel” makes use of

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