5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a giving human characteristics to non-human things
- b a group of lines in a poem
- c The usually humorous use of a word in such a way as to suggest two or more of its meanings or the meaning of a another word similar in sound. Example: I used to have a fear of boats, but that ship has sailed.
- d the repetition of initial consonant sounds
- e a figure of speech in which exaggeration or overstatement is used for emphasis or effect. Opposite of understatement.
5 Multiple choice questions
- How the reader feels about the text while reading. Similar to tone
- a pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in poetry
- Attitude a writer takes toward the audience, a subject, or a character. Similar to mood.
- a device in literature where an object represents an idea
- a figure of speech comparing two different things using like or as
5 True/False questions
allusion → a reference to another work of literature, person, or event
understatement → The literal meaning of a word, the actual dictionary definition. Opposite of connotation.
onomatopoeia → Putting two contradictory words together. Examples: liquid gas, seriously funny, minor crisis, jumbo shrimp.
assonance → The repetition of consonant sounds, but not vowels, as in assonance.
foreshadowing → a device in literature where an object represents an idea