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5 Matching questions

  1. metonymy
  2. Allusion
  3. isocolon
  4. oxymoron
  5. climax
  1. a replacing and idea with an associated idea - Ex) The pen is mightier than the sword.
  2. b the arrangement of words in order of increasing importance-Ex) Lost, vaded, broken, dead within an hour.
  3. c use of parallel structures of the same length in successive clauses- Ex) I speek Spanish to God, Italian to women, French to men, and German to my horse.
  4. d 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"
  5. e the juxtaposition of two contradictory ideas - Ex) I must be cruel to be kind

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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.
  2. describing something nonhuman in metaphorical human terms -
  3. replacing a part with a whole, or a whole with a part - Ex) The U.S. won three gold medals
  4. 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. 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...

5 True/False questions

  1. epistrophewhen 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."

          

  2. antithesisrepetition 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.

          

  3. chiasmusunderstatement (opposite of hyperbole)- Ex) I can see why you would forget; I mean, it's only cancer.

          

  4. litotesunderstatement (opposite of hyperbole)- Ex) I can see why you would forget; I mean, it's only cancer.

          

  5. Anadiplosisthe juxtaposition of opposing or contrasting ideas- Ex) Not that I loved Caesar less, but that I loved Rome more.

          

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