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5 Matching questions

  1. Prose
  2. Voice
  3. Third Person Limited Omniscient
  4. Third Person Omniscient
  5. Cacophony
  1. a 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.
  2. b In ___, the narrator, with a godlike knowledge, presents the thoughts and actions of any or all characters.
  3. c One of the major divisions of genre, ___ refers to fiction and nonfiction, including all its forms, because they are written in ordinary language and most closely resemble everyday speech.
  4. d This type of point of view presents the feelings and thoughts of only one character, presenting only the actions of all remaining characters
  5. e harsh and discordant sounds in a line or passage in a literary word.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. an individual instance taken to be representative of a general pattern
  2. 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.
  3. The grammatical structure of prose and poetry.
  4. The branch of linguistics that studies that meaning of words, their historical and psychological development, their connotations, and their relation to one another.
  5. The contrast between what is stated explicitly and what is really meant. The difference between what appears to be and what actually is true.

5 True/False questions

  1. Situational Ironya type of irony in which events turn out the opposite of what was expected.


  2. Dramatic IronyIn this type of irony, the words literally state the opposite of the writer's true meaning


  3. Euphemismthe pleasant, mellifluous presentation of sounds in a literary work.


  4. Metonomya term from the Greek meaning "changed label" or "substitute name" __ is a figure of speech in which the name of one object is substituted for that of another closely associated with it. For example: a news release that claims "The White House declared" rather than "The President declared"


  5. Deconstructiona critical approach that debunks single definitions of meaning based on the instability of language. It "is not a dismantling of a structure of a text, but a demonstration that it has already dismantled itself."


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