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5 Matching questions

  1. Anthimeria
  2. chiasmus
  3. hyperbole
  4. oxymoron
  5. personification
  1. a the substitution of one part of speech for another, often turning a noun into a verb- Ex) I'll unhair thy head.
  2. b use of exaggerated terms for emphasis- Ex) Im so hungry; I'd give my first-born child for a slice of pizza.
  3. c describing something nonhuman in metaphorical human terms -
  4. d reversal of grammatical structures in successive clauses -Ex) He led bravely, and we bravely followed
  5. e the juxtaposition of two contradictory ideas - Ex) I must be cruel to be kind

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. repetition of conjunctions - Ex) We lived and laughed and loved and left.
  2. asking a question not for the sake of getting an answer but for asserting something -
  3. the juxtaposition of opposing or contrasting ideas- Ex) Not that I loved Caesar less, but that I loved Rome more.
  4. 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.
  5. omission of conjunctions between related clauses Ex) We shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty.

5 True/False questions

  1. apostrophethe repetition of the same word or group of words at the ends of successive clauses- Ex) As long as the white man sent you to Korea, you bled. He sent you to Germany, you bled. He sent you to the South Pacific to fight the Japanese, you bled.


  2. zeugmathe arrangement of words in order of increasing importance-Ex) Lost, vaded, broken, dead within an hour.


  3. synecdochereplacing a part with a whole, or a whole with a part - Ex) The U.S. won three gold medals


  4. Allusionan 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. antimetaboleuse of exaggerated terms for emphasis- Ex) Im so hungry; I'd give my first-born child for a slice of pizza.


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