12th grade English literature quiz 18

Meter
Measured rhythm of a poem

Miracle play
Based on legend of a saint or a miracle

Novel
Extended prose fiction

Pageant
Movable stage

Pantheism
False idea that the spirit of God swells in nature

Paradox
A truth expressed in the form of an apparent contradiction

Paraphrase
Retelling of a work in one’s own words

Pastoral
Classical love song dealing with shepherds and rustic life

Poet laureate
Court port or official state poet

Refrain
Phrase or sentence which is repeated at intervals