Larry's Examples, 58-59
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- archaic diction
- cumulative sentence
- a Ask not what your country can do for you -- ask what you can do for your country.
- b not as a call to bear arms, though arms we need -- not as a call to battle, though embattled we are.
- c But neither can two great and powerful groups of nations take comfort from our present course -- both sides overburdened by the cost of modern weapons, both rightly alarmed by the steady spread of the deadly atom, yet both racing to alter that uncertain balance of terror that stays the hand of mankind's final war.
- d beliefs for which our forebears fought
- e On his fishing trip, he caught three trout and a cold.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- United there is little we cannot do in a host of cooperative ventures. Divided there is little we can do.
- To that world assembly of sovereign states, the United Nations, our last best hope in an age where the instruments of war have far outpaced the instruments of peace, we renew our pledge of support.
- My fellow citizens of the world: ask not what America will do for you, but what together we can do for the freedom of man.
- Let both sides unite to heed in all corners of the earth the command of Isaiah.
- We shall support any friend, oppose any foe.
5 True/False Questions
personification → Let us go forth to lead the land we love.
rhetorical question → beliefs for which our forebears fought
asyndeton → Let both sides unite to heed in all corners of the earth the command of Isaiah.
zeugma → And if a beachhead of cooperation may push back the jungle of suspicion.
zeugma → Now the trumpet summons us again -- not as a call to BEAR ARMS, though arms we need -- not as a call to battle, though embattled we are -- but as a call to BEAR THE BURDEN.