5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- a the juxtaposition of opposing or contrasting ideas- Ex) Not that I loved Caesar less, but that I loved Rome more.
- b replacing and idea with an associated idea - Ex) The pen is mightier than the sword.
- c use of exaggerated terms for emphasis- Ex) Im so hungry; I'd give my first-born child for a slice of pizza.
- d understatement (opposite of hyperbole)- Ex) I can see why you would forget; I mean, it's only cancer.
- e when two or more parts of a sentence are syntactically governed by a single common verb or noun, which may change meaning with respect to the other words it modifies - Ex) He carried a strobe light and the responsibility for the lives of his men.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- repetition of words in succsessive clauses, in reverse order (a chiasmus in which the exact words, not just the syntax, are flipped)- Ex) Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
- the repetition of the same word or group of words at the beginning of successive clauses- Ex) Mad world! Mand kings! Mad composition!
- a form of understatement (meiosis) that emphasizes the magnitude of a statement by denying its opposite- Ex) War is no picnic
- the juxtaposition of two contradictory ideas - Ex) I must be cruel to be kind
- repetition of conjunctions - Ex) We lived and laughed and loved and left.
5 True/False Questions
apposition → the placing of two elements side by side, in which the second defines the first- Ex) This is a valley of ashes- a fantastic farm where ashes grow like wheat.
Allusion → an indirect reference to another work of literature or art - Ex) "If you love a lot, you'll lie a lot / Guess they did in Camelot"
Anthimeria → the substitution of one part of speech for another, often turning a noun into a verb- Ex) I'll unhair thy head.
climax → the arrangement of words in order of decreasing importance- Ex) Die and endow a college or a cat.
rhetorical question → an indirect reference to another work of literature or art - Ex) "If you love a lot, you'll lie a lot / Guess they did in Camelot"