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  1. Didactic
  2. Point of View
  3. Periodic Sentence
  4. Analogy
  5. Narrative Device
  1. a 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.
  2. b writing whose purpose is to instruct or to teach. A ___ work is usually formal and focuses on moral or ethical concerns.
  3. c a literary device employed to serve as a basis for comparison. It is assumed that what applies to the parallel situation also applies to the original circumstance. In other words, it is the comparison between two different items.
  4. d In literature, the perspective from which a story is told.
  5. e A sentence that presents its central meaning in a main clause at the end. The independent clause is preceded by a phrase or clause that cannot stand alone. The effect is to add emphasis and structural variety.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. 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.
  2. repetition of a word, phrase, or clause at the beginning of two or more sentences in a row. This is a deliberate form of repetition and helps make the writer's point more coherent.
  3. the pleasant, mellifluous presentation of sounds in a literary work.
  4. Language describing ideas and qualities rather than observable or specific things, people, or places.
  5. The purpose of this rhetorical mode is to explain and analyze information by presenting an idea, relevant evidence, and appropriate discussion.

5 True/False Questions

  1. Figure of SpeechA 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. Onomatopoeiaa figure of speech in which natural sounds are imitated in the sounds of words. Simple examples include such words as buzz, hiss, hum.


  3. Narrationexplanatory notes added to a text to explain, cite sources, or give bibliographical data.


  4. DeconstructionThe 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.


  5. DescriptionThe duplication, either exact or approximate, or any element of language, such as sound, word, phrase, clause, sentence, or grammatical pattern.


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