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5 Matching questions

  1. polysyndeton
  2. synecdoche
  3. apposition
  4. meiosis
  5. personification
  1. a understatement (opposite of hyperbole)- Ex) I can see why you would forget; I mean, it's only cancer.
  2. b describing something nonhuman in metaphorical human terms -
  3. 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.
  4. d repetition of conjunctions - Ex) We lived and laughed and loved and left.
  5. 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

  1. the substitution of one part of speech for another, often turning a noun into a verb- Ex) I'll unhair thy head.
  2. 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.
  3. 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...
  4. asking a question not for the sake of getting an answer but for asserting something -
  5. 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

  1. metonymyreplacing and idea with an associated idea - Ex) The pen is mightier than the sword.

          

  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. litotesa form of understatement (meiosis) that emphasizes the magnitude of a statement by denying its opposite- Ex) War is no picnic

          

  4. Anaphorarepetition 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.

          

  5. parallelismrepetition 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)

          

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