5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- internal rhyme
- a a figure of speech in which exaggeration or overstatement is used for emphasis or effect. Opposite of understatement.
- b Rhyming within a poetic line.
- c Putting two contradictory words together. Examples: liquid gas, seriously funny, minor crisis, jumbo shrimp.
- d the repetition of initial consonant sounds
- e words that imitate sounds
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- the repetition of sounds at the ends of words
- Attitude a writer takes toward the audience, a subject, or a character. Similar to mood.
- the repetition of vowel sounds
- the contrast between what is expected and what actually exists or happens
- the use of hints and clues to suggest what will happen later in a plot
5 True/False Questions
simile → a figure of speech comparing two different things using like or as
understatement → The literal meaning of a word, the actual dictionary definition. Opposite of connotation.
synecdoche → A figure of speech in which the name of a part is used to refer to a whole. Example: wheels for automobile
metaphor → a pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in poetry
denotation → All the meanings, associations, or emotions that a word suggests. Opposite of denotation.