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Ars Poetica

Ars Poetica


by Archibald MacLeish

Ars Poetica: Choose That Literary Device True or False

1. Comparing a poem to something "palpable and mute as a globed fruit" is an example of -> metaphor
2. The birds, climbing moon, globed fruit, are all examples of the speaker's use of -> imagery
3. Two perfectly rhymed lines paired together are called a -> couple
4. All the talk of a poem being "wordless" strikes us as a sort of -> paradox
5. The repetition of a poem being motionless in time as the moon climbs is called -> refrain