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The Emperor of Ice-Cream

The Emperor of Ice-Cream

by Wallace Stevens

The Emperor of Ice-Cream: Choose that Literary Device Quiz

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Q. The words "cups concupiscent curds" are an example of:


assonance
alliteration
consonance
constipation
Q. The words "bid him whip" are an example of:


genius
metaphor
consonance
assonance
Q. The use of successive lines without punctuation or pauses between them is called:


enjambment
lazy writing
line break
extended metaphor
Q. Two lines of poetry, joined together by form in some way, are called:


rhyming lines
figurative language
onomatopoeia
a couplet
Q. How many stanzas does the "Emperor of Ice Cream" have?


one
two
three
sixty-eleven
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