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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. parallelism
  2. local color
  3. metonymy
  4. situational irony
  5. litotes
  1. a understatement done for emphasis by saying what something is not; a type of trope
  2. b style of writing that brings regional literature alive by detailing dialect, dress, mannerism, customs, character types, and landscapes of a particular area of the country
  3. c wording ideas of equal importance with a similar sentence structure and often placing them in succesion; a type of scheme
  4. d one event is expected to occur, but something entirely different actually occurs
  5. e referring to something by naming an object closely associated with it; a type of trope

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. sensory detail
  2. literary prose based on imagination and not necessarily on fact
  3. writing that intends to inform, explain, argue; nonfiction
  4. a type of literature (be able to name some)
  5. prose written about real people, events, places, and ideas

5 True/False questions

  1. tropewords that MEAN more than what they say directly; one of the two main figures of speech


  2. onomatopoeiaa word or a phrase is repeated twice in a row; it's at the end of one sentence or clause and then again at the beginning of the next sentence or clause; a type of scheme


  3. figurative languagewriting that goes beyond the literal, original use of the words; aka figure of speech. There are two types: tropes and schemes.


  4. conceitan elaborate metaphor that drives a whole poem or story; a type of trope


  5. motifan idea that resurfaces throughout an individual work


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