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5 Matching Questions

  1. aposiopesis
  2. rhetorical question
  3. Anticlimax
  4. parallelism
  5. personification
  1. a 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)
  2. b describing something nonhuman in metaphorical human terms -
  3. c asking a question not for the sake of getting an answer but for asserting something -
  4. d the arrangement of words in order of decreasing importance- Ex) Die and endow a college or a cat.
  5. e 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 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. 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.
  2. a form of understatement (meiosis) that emphasizes the magnitude of a statement by denying its opposite- Ex) War is no picnic
  3. the use of apparently condtradictory ideas to point out some underlying truth- Ex) What a pity that youth must be wasted on the young.
  4. replacing a part with a whole, or a whole with a part - Ex) The U.S. won three gold medals
  5. the arrangement of words in order of increasing importance-Ex) Lost, vaded, broken, dead within an hour.

5 True/False Questions

  1. appositionthe 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. polysyndetonomission 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.

          

  3. chiasmusreversal of grammatical structures in successive clauses -Ex) He led bravely, and we bravely followed

          

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

          

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

          

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