5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Figurative Language
- a Sentence which begins with the main idea and then expands on that idea with a series of details or other particulars
- b a direct comparison between dissimilar things. "Your eyes are stars" is an example.
- c A reference contained in a work
- d Writing or speech that is not intended to carry literal meaning and is usually meant to be imaginative and vivid.
- e writing whose purpose is to instruct or to teach. A ___ work is usually formal and focuses on moral or ethical concerns.
5 Multiple choice questions
- the opposite of exaggeration. It is a technique for developing irony and/or humor where one writes or says less than intended.
- The flexible term describes the variety, the conventions, and the purposes of the major kinds of writing.
- From the Greek for "reckoning together," a __ is a deductive system of formal logic that presents two premises that inevitably lead to a sound conclusion.
- a type of irony in which events turn out the opposite of what was expected.
- the word, phrase, or clause to which a pronoun refers.
5 True/False questions
Irony → A work that closely imitates the style or content of another with the specific aim of comic effect and/or ridicule.
Sarcasm → 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.
Metonomy → a direct comparison between dissimilar things. "Your eyes are stars" is an example.
Semantics → The branch of linguistics that studies that meaning of words, their historical and psychological development, their connotations, and their relation to one another.
Example → an individual instance taken to be representative of a general pattern