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5 Matching questions

  1. Assonance-
  2. Climax-
  3. Cliché-
  4. Chiasmus-
  5. Aphorism-
  1. a repetition of the same sound in words close together.

    Example: Fleet feet sweet by sleeping geese.
  2. b arrangement of words, phrases, or clauses in an order of ascending power.

    Example- To strive, to seek, to find.
  3. c an overused common expression. The term is derived from a French word for a stereotype printing block. These are typically words and phrases used so frequently that they become stale and ineffective.

    Example: "in less than no time" they "spring to mind," but "in the last analysis," a writer ought to "avoid them like the plague," even though they always seem "to hit the nail on the head."
  4. d 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
  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 relationship an author has toward his or her subject, and/or his or her audience.

    Example: George Bernard Shaw's whimsical and nostalgic look at his mother and her cremation.
  2. harsh and discordant sounds in a line or passage in a literary work.

    Example: "And squared and stuck there squares of soft white chalk, And with a fish-tooth, scratched a moon on each."
    Browning, "Caliban Upon Setebos"
  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. 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 -
  5. the category to which a piece of writing can be classified.

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

5 True/False questions

  1. Epigraph-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."

          

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

          

  3. Concrete-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

          

  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. Anaphora-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

          

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