Literary Devices Recognition Quiz

With the given definitions identify these literary devices/terms.
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Literary Devices/Terms
Repetition of the initial sounds of words
Alliteration
The adversary of the hero or protagonist
Antagonist
Verse written in iambic pentameter without rhyme.
Blank Verse
A long poem that narrates the victories and adventures of a hero.
Epic
Repetition of a word or phrase at the end of clauses or sentences
Epistrophe
An interjected scene that takes the narrative back in time from the
current point the story has reached
Flashback
A word that's tacked onto a sentence in order to add strong emotion.
Interjection
A short poem with a song-like quality, or designed to be set to music.
Lyric
Making a comparison between two unlike things without using the
words like, as, or than.
Metaphor
Genre of fiction that relies on narrative and possesses a considerable
length, an expected complexity
Novel
An eight line stanza of poetry
Octet
Lyrical poem, often sung, focuses on the glorification of a single subject.
Ode
Figure of speech - cuckoo, meow, honk, or boom
Onomatopoeia
A work depicting an idealized vision of the rural life of shepherds.
Pastoral
An interjected scene that takes the narrative forward in time from the
current point of the story.
Prolepsis
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