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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. consonance
  2. understatement
  3. simile
  4. verse
  5. onomatopoeia
  1. a A line of poetry.
  2. b a figure of speech comparing two different things using like or as
  3. c A figure of speech in which a writer deliberately makes a situation seem less important or serious than it is. Opposite of hyperbole.
  4. d The repetition of consonant sounds, but not vowels, as in assonance.
  5. e words that imitate sounds

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a figure of speech in which exaggeration or overstatement is used for emphasis or effect. Opposite of understatement.
  2. All the meanings, associations, or emotions that a word suggests. Opposite of denotation.
  3. the repetition of sounds at the ends of words
  4. 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.
  5. a group of lines in a poem

5 True/False questions

  1. meterfigure of speech comparing two different things

          

  2. imagerydescriptions that appeal to the senses (sight, sound, smell, touch, taste)

          

  3. denotationThe literal meaning of a word, the actual dictionary definition. Opposite of connotation.

          

  4. metaphorfigure of speech comparing two different things

          

  5. symbolisma figure of speech comparing two different things using like or as

          

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