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5 Matching questions

  1. Consonance
  2. Stream-of-consciousness
  3. Figure of Speech
  4. Style
  5. Theme
  1. a A device used to produce figurative language. Many compare dissimilar things. Examples are apostrophe, hyperbole, irony, metaphor, metonomy, oxymoron, paradox, personification, simile, synecdoche, and understatement.
  2. b an evaluation of the sum of the choices an author makes in blending diction, syntax, figurative language, and other literary devices.
  3. c The central idea or message of a work, the insight it offers into life. Usually, __ is unstated in fictional works, but in nonfiction, the __ may be directly stated, especially in expository or argumentative writing.
  4. d Repetition of a consonant sound within two or more words in close proximity.
  5. e This is a narrative technique that places the reader in the mind and thought process of the narrator, no matter how random and spontaneous that may be.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the pleasant, mellifluous presentation of sounds in a literary work.
  2. The sensory details or figurative language used to describe, arouse emotion, or represent abstractions. On a physical level, __ uses terms related to the five senses; we refer to visual, auditory, tactile, gustatory, or olfactory. For example, a rose may present visual __ while also representing the color in a woman's cheeks.
  3. This term describes the tools of the storyteller, such as ordering events to that they build to climatic movement or withholding information until a crucial or appropriate moment when revealing in creates a desired effect.
  4. The sentence or group of sentences that directly expresses the author's opinion, purpose, meaning, or proposition.
  5. the literal or dictionary meaning of a word

5 True/False questions

  1. Metaphorthe pleasant, mellifluous presentation of sounds in a literary work.


  2. Attitudethe relationship an author has toward his or her subject, and/or his or her audience


  3. Dialectwriting whose purpose is to instruct or to teach. A ___ work is usually formal and focuses on moral or ethical concerns.


  4. AnnotationThe purpose of this rhetorical mode is to explain and analyze information by presenting an idea, relevant evidence, and appropriate discussion.


  5. Third Person Limited Omniscientthe opposite of exaggeration. It is a technique for developing irony and/or humor where one writes or says less than intended.


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