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The poetical books

What are the 3 types of books in the old testament 1. Historical Books 2. Poetical Books 3. Prophetical books
What are the 5 poetical books 1. Job 2. Psalms 3. Proverbs 4. Ecclesiastes 5. Songs of Solomon
The story of Job if set ... During the tome of Rome
The story of Job if set during the tome of Genesis though It was written much later
Most of the Psalms were written by king David
Most of the Psalms were written by king David during the time of 2 Samuel
Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and Song of Solomon are all set during the Reign of Solomon
What are the 3 major types of poetry we see 1. Lyric Poetry 2. Instructional poetry 3. Dramatic Poetry
(accompanied by music)- like a song lyric poetry
Teaches life principles Instructional poetry
Tells a story Dramatic Poetry
What are the 2 main types of literary techniques 1. Parallelism 2. Figures of Speech
matching of ideas parallelism
ideas presented are similar (Psalms 120:2; Proverbs 3:ll) Synonymzous Parallelism
2nd thought completes the 1st thought (Proverbs 21:4; 21:27; Ecclezasties 7:5) Synthetic Parallelism
2nd thought contrasts with the 1st thought (Ecclezasties 10:2; Proverbs 10:2; 19:16) Antithetic Parallelism
the first line uses a figure of speech to illustrate the idea found in the second line (Proverbs 11:22; 25:12, 13, 18; 27:15) Emblematic Parallelism
What are the 5 most common figures of speech 1. Simile 2. Metaphor 3. hyperbole 4. Rhetorical Question 5. Personification
a comparison between 2 unlike things (Psalms 17:8) Simile
one thing is said to be another thing (Psalms 23:1) Metaphor
overstatement for the sake of emphasis hyperbole
the asking of a question for the purpose of making a point Rhetorical Question
assigning the characteristics of humans to lifeless objects. Personification
Created by: Lauren Bowers



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