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5 Matching questions

  1. Consonance
  2. Hyperbole
  3. Thesis
  4. Causal Relationship
  5. Diction
  1. a Repetition of a consonant sound within two or more words in close proximity.
  2. b In __, a writer asserts that one thing results from another. To show how one thing produces or brings about another is often relevant in establishing a logical argument.
  3. c The sentence or group of sentences that directly expresses the author's opinion, purpose, meaning, or proposition.
  4. d the author's choice of words that creates tone, attitude, and style, as well as meaning
  5. e a figure of speech using deliberate exaggeration or overstatement

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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.
  2. Often called circular reasoning, __ occurs when the believability of the evidence depends on the believability of the claim.
  3. The purpose of this rhetorical mode is to prove the validity of an idea, or point of view, by presenting sound reasoning, discussion, and argument that thoroughly convince the reader.
  4. A work that functions on a symbolic level
  5. The assigning of human qualities to inanimate objects or concepts. An example: Wordsworth's "the sea that bares her bosom to the moon."

5 True/False questions

  1. Third Person OmniscientIn ___, the narrator, with a godlike knowledge, presents the thoughts and actions of any or all characters.


  2. Analogythe recreation of regional spoken language, such as a Southern one. Hurston uses this in Their Eyes Were Watching God.


  3. Stream-of-consciousnessThe branch of linguistics that studies that meaning of words, their historical and psychological development, their connotations, and their relation to one another.


  4. Dialectan evaluation of the sum of the choices an author makes in blending diction, syntax, figurative language, and other literary devices.


  5. ThemeThe 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.


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