5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- a When one thins is expected to happen but the opposite occurs
- b repetition of introductory phrases or clauses "Thou hast done! Thou has blasted me! Thou hast filed my veins with poison! Thou.."
- c repetition of conjunctions (and, but, or) in close succession for rhetorical or pacing effect.
- d use of words to imitate sounds "A little gurgling sound ascended to found man's window."
- e Opposite of a hyperbole; a kind of irony that represents something being less than it is. Ex. A man who gets a few letters does not open one lightly
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- A reference to a mythological, literary, or historical person, place, or event. (Ex. And down he hastened into that Eden of poisonous flowers.)
- the repetition at the end of a clause of a word that occurred at the beginning of a clause; it rends to make the sentence or clause stand apart from its surroundings (ex. "Breakfast was over, and none had breakfasted".)
- A form of paradox that combines a pair contrary terms (ex. Sweet sorrow, fiend angelical)
- A form of personification in which the absent or dead are spoken to as if present and the inanimate as animate. Ex. When Tom talks to Samuel in E.O.E.
- A type of irony in which a person appears to be praising something but is actually insulting it.
5 True/False Questions
Anadiplosis → A rhetorical device in which two ideas are directly opposed. (ex. I long and dread to close)
Ellipsis → omission of a word or phrase for a complete syntactical construction. You still understand the meaning.
Synecdoche → A form of personification in which the absent or dead are spoken to as if present and the inanimate as animate. Ex. When Tom talks to Samuel in E.O.E.
Metonymy → A work that targets human vices and follies or social institutions and conventions for reform and ridicule
Asyndeton → the omission of conjunctions