How well do you know your poetic devices?

I’m sure my students are completely fed up with hearing me bang on about ‘subject terminology’ – that special vocabulary, those names for writing tools, which are unique to the subject.  Thing is, they form part of the mark-scheme at both GCSE and A Level: repeated and fluent use of subject terminology is essential to get a top grade!

So, I bet you’re desperate for a fun way to check what you know and what you don’t?

Why not take the most recent OED quiz, then?  It’s quick, and reasonably easy: the vast majority of people who’ve taken it have scored 70% or more.  Let us know how you get on, in the comments section below …

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