5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a understatement (opposite of hyperbole)- Ex) I can see why you would forget; I mean, it's only cancer.
- b describing something nonhuman in metaphorical human terms -
- c 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.
- d repetition of conjunctions - Ex) We lived and laughed and loved and left.
- e replacing a part with a whole, or a whole with a part - Ex) The U.S. won three gold medals
5 Multiple choice questions
- the substitution of one part of speech for another, often turning a noun into a verb- Ex) I'll unhair thy head.
- repetition of a word at the end of a clause at the beginning of another- Ex) Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering.
- when the speaker or writer deliberately stops short and leaves something unexpressed, but yet obvious, to be supplied by imagination- Ex) I cant believe she lets them get away like that! If they were MY kids...
- asking a question not for the sake of getting an answer but for asserting something -
- when a speaker or writer breaks off and directs speech to an absent person, inanimate object, or abstract quality or idea- Ex) "For Brutus, as you know, was Caesar's angel. Judge, O you gods, how dearly Caesar loved him."
5 True/False questions
metonymy → replacing and idea with an associated idea - Ex) The pen is mightier than the sword.
antithesis → repetition of a word at the end of a clause at the beginning of another- Ex) Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering.
litotes → a form of understatement (meiosis) that emphasizes the magnitude of a statement by denying its opposite- Ex) War is no picnic
Anaphora → repetition of a word at the end of a clause at the beginning of another- Ex) Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering.
parallelism → repetition of syntactic structure in two or more clauses - Ex) Before she left, she put the dishes in the dishwasher, wiped the counter, and took several bags of trash out to the dumpster. ( parallel verb phrases)