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5 Matching Questions

  1. Didactic-
  2. Deduction-
  3. Figures of Speech -
  4. Diction-
  5. Foil -
  1. a From the Greek, this literally means "teaching." These works have the primary aim of teaching or instructing, especially the teaching of moral or ethical principles.

    Example: Proverbs and Parables in the Bible
  2. b the process of moving from a general rule to a specific example.

    Example: All men are mortal. Socrates is a man. Therefore, Socrates is mortal.
  3. c is the choice of words used in speaking or writing. It is frequently divided into four levels: formal, informal, colloquial, and slang.

    Examples: I Love You
    formal -
    informal -
    colloquial -
    slang -
  4. d a character who, by displaying opposite traits, emphasizes certain aspects of another character.

    Example: Mercutio is this to Romeo. He is witty and lighthearted, while Romeo is gloomy.
  5. e are deliberate departures from the ordinary and literal meanings of words in order to provide fresh, insightful perspectives or emphasis.

    Examples: Simile, Metaphor, Personification, Hyperbole, Etc...

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. a reference contained in a work.
    Example: "To act or not to act, that was Maria's dilemma" (reference to Shakespeare)
  2. the repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive phrases, clauses, or lines.

    Example: "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness..." - A Tale of Two Cities
  3. repetition of the same word or phrase at the end of successive clauses.


    Example: "In 1931, ten years ago, Japan invaded Manchukuo -- without warning. In 1935, Italy invaded Ethiopia -- without warning. In 1938, Hitler occupied Austria -- without warning. In 1939, Hitler invaded Czechoslovakia -- without warning. Later in 1939, Hitler invaded Poland -- without warning. And now Japan has attacked Malaya and Thailand -- and the United States --without warning." Franklin D. Roosevelt
  4. extreme exaggeration, often humorous, it can also be ironic; the opposite of understatement.

    Example: "A greenhouse arrived from Gatsby's." (the greenhouse refers to the abundance of flowers Gatsby sent)
  5. the inclusion of a humorous character or scene to contrast with the tragic elements of a work, thereby intensifying the next tragic event.

    Example: Ron Weasley in Harry Potter. Ron acts as the sidekick to Harry providing breaks to the scenes of intense tension.

5 True/False Questions

  1. Imagery -the category to which a piece of writing can be classified.

    Example: The Natural is a novel; "The Sick Rose" is a poem

          

  2. Dialect-From the Greek, this literally means "teaching." These works have the primary aim of teaching or instructing, especially the teaching of moral or ethical principles.

    Example: Proverbs and Parables in the Bible

          

  3. Denotation-the interpretive level of a word based on its associated images rather than its literal meaning.

    Example: The wall in Frost's "Mending Wall" refers to the emotional barrier which prevents interaction between neighbors.

          

  4. Analogy-a literary device employed to serve as a basis for comparison. It is assumed that what applies to the parallel situation also applies to the original circumstance. In other words, it is the comparison between two different items.

    Example: UNCLE is to NEPHEW as AUNT is to NIECE
    WATCH is to WRIST as STILETTOS is to FEET

          

  5. Cliché-arrangement of words, phrases, or clauses in an order of ascending power.

    Example- To strive, to seek, to find.

          

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