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5 Matching questions

  1. Chiasmus-
  2. Deduction-
  3. Archaism-
  4. Aphorism-
  5. Epigraph-
  1. a 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.
  2. b the use of a quotation at the beginning of a work that hints at its theme.

    Example:
    Hemingway begins The Sun Also Rises with this.
  3. c two corresponding pairs arranged not in parallels (a-b-a-b) but in inverted order (a-b-b-a)
    Inverting the second of two phrases that would otherwise be in parallel form.
    Example:
    "I flee who chases me, and chase who flees me."
    -Ovid
  4. d use of an older or obsolete form.

    Example: I saw thee in the next room.
  5. e a terse statement of known authorship which expresses a general truth or moral principle. (If the authorship is unknown, the statement is generally considered to be a folk proverb.) This can be a memorable summation of the author's point.

    Example: "If you always do what you always did, you will always get what you always got."

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the repetition of initial consonant sounds, such as "Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers."
  2. the multiple meanings, either intentional or unintentional, of a word, phrase, sentence, or passage

    Example: The title of the country song "Heaven's Just a Sin Away". At a religious level, it means that committing a sin keeps us out of heaven, but at a physical level, it means that committing a sin (sex) will bring heaven (pleasure).
  3. a story or brief episode told by the writer or a character to illustrate to a point.


    Example: My sons are very tall. When my oldest boy was getting taller and taller, people always asked him, "Do you play basketball?" He would answer, "Why? Do you play miniature golf?" He stopped saying that when he decided it was a smart aleck thing to say.
  4. the recreation of regional spoken language.

    Example: Jim is jus' ez happy ez Ah is.
  5. words describe things that exist and can be experienced through the senses. Abstractions are rendered understandable and specific through these kinds of examples.

    Example: "The apparition of these faces in the croed; Petals on a wet, black bough."
    Ezra Pound

5 True/False questions

  1. Form -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.

          

  2. Apostrophe-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

          

  3. Allegory-a reference contained in a work.
    Example: "To act or not to act, that was Maria's dilemma" (reference to Shakespeare)

          

  4. Euphemism-a terse statement of known authorship which expresses a general truth or moral principle. (If the authorship is unknown, the statement is generally considered to be a folk proverb.) This can be a memorable summation of the author's point.

    Example: "If you always do what you always did, you will always get what you always got."

          

  5. Farce -the shape or structure of a literary work.

    Example: "Easter Wings" by George Herbert - the poem is actually in the shape of an angel wings.

          

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