5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Rhetorical Modes
- a the author's choice of words that creates tone, attitude, and style, as well as meaning
- b an event or situation that may be interpreted in more than one way.
- c The flexible term describes the variety, the conventions, and the purposes of the major kinds of writing.
- d Commas used (with no conjunction) to separate a series of words. The parts are emphasized equally when the conjunction is omitted; in addition, the use of commas with no intervening conjunction speeds up the flow of the sentence. X, Y, Z as opposed to X, Y, and Z.
- e Repetition of a consonant sound within two or more words in close proximity.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- The purpose of this type of rhetorical mode is to tell the story or narrate an event or series of events.
- A work that closely imitates the style or content of another with the specific aim of comic effect and/or ridicule.
- generally, anything that represents, stands for, something else. Usually, a ___ is something concrete—such as an object, action, character, or scene—that represents something more abstract.
- Support or evidence for a claim in an argument
- from the Greek for "orator," this term describes the principle governing the art of writing effectively, eloquently, and persuasively.
5 True/False Questions
Satire → A work that targets human vices and follies or social institutions and convention for reform or ridicule. Regardless of whether or not the work aims to reform humans or their society, ___ is best seen as a style of writing rather than a purpose for writing. The effect of __, often humorous, is thought provoking and insightful about the human condition.
Semantics → an appeal based on emotion.
Pedantic → An adjective that describes words, phrases, or general tone that is overly scholarly, academic, or bookish.
Causal Relationship → 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.
Argument → 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.