5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- a the repetition of the same word or group of words at the beginning of successive clauses- Ex) Mad world! Mand kings! Mad composition!
- b 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.
- c replacing and idea with an associated idea - Ex) The pen is mightier than the sword.
- d 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.
- e the use of apparently condtradictory ideas to point out some underlying truth- Ex) What a pity that youth must be wasted on the young.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- replacing a part with a whole, or a whole with a part - Ex) The U.S. won three gold medals
- the substitution of one part of speech for another, often turning a noun into a verb- Ex) I'll unhair thy head.
- 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."
- 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.
- 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
hyperbole → use of exaggerated terms for emphasis- Ex) Im so hungry; I'd give my first-born child for a slice of pizza.
climax → the arrangement of words in order of increasing importance-Ex) Lost, vaded, broken, dead within an hour.
Anticlimax → the arrangement of words in order of increasing importance-Ex) Lost, vaded, broken, dead within an hour.
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"
asyndeton → repetition of conjunctions - Ex) We lived and laughed and loved and left.