5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- a A work that targets human vices and follies or social institutions and convention for reform or ridicule. Regardless of whether or not the work aims to reform humans or their society, ___ is best seen as a style of writing rather than a purpose for writing. The effect of __, often humorous, is thought provoking and insightful about the human condition.
- b from the Greek for "orator," this term describes the principle governing the art of writing effectively, eloquently, and persuasively.
- c The contrast between what is stated explicitly and what is really meant. The difference between what appears to be and what actually is true.
- d The use of a quotation at the beginning of a work that hints at its theme. Hemingway begins The Sun Also Rises with two. One of them is "You are all a lost generation" by Gertrude Stein.
- e an evaluation of the sum of the choices an author makes in blending diction, syntax, figurative language, and other literary devices.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- from the Greek meaning "to tear flesh," ___ involves bitter, caustic language that is meant to hurt or ridicule someone or something. It may use irony as a device.
- Repetition of a vowel sound within two or more words in close proximity
- The purpose of this rhetorical mode is to explain and analyze information by presenting an idea, relevant evidence, and appropriate discussion.
- Repetition of a consonant sound within two or more words in close proximity.
- can refer to two different areas of writing. One refers to the relationship between a sentence's subject and verb (active and passive). The second refers to the total "sound" of the writer's style.
5 True/False Questions
Figure of Speech → In literature, the perspective from which a story is told.
Antithesis → the presentation of two contrasting images. The ideas are balanced by phrase, clause, or paragraphs. "To be or not to be . . ." "It was the best of times; it was the worst of times . . ." "Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country . . ."
Description → The purpose of this rhetorical mode is to re-create, invent, or visually present a person, place, event, or action so that the reader can picture that being described. Sometimes an author engages all five senses.
Equivocation → the literal or dictionary meaning of a word
Logos → an appeal based on logic or reason