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4 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. a metaphor that uses a part to represent the whole. Ex: "I just got a new set of wheels."
  2. a metaphor in which the actual subject is represented by an item with which it is closely related. Ex: "Today, the White House issued a statement congratulating Congress on its passage of the new energy bill."
  3. used for emphasis or affirmation and asserts a point by denying the opposite. Ex: "Tornadoes are not unheard of in Nebraska during the summer." (when in fact they occur frequently)
  4. writer uses grammatically similar constructions to create a sense of balance that allows the audience to compare and contrast the parallel subjects. Ex: "For the end of a theoretical science is truth, but the end of a practical science is performance."

3 True/False Questions

  1. understatementadjective or adjective phrase that an author uses to describe the perceived nature of a noun by accentuating one of its dominant characteristics, whether real or metaphysical. Ex: "grey-eyed Athena"

          

  2. rhetorical questiontwo opposing ideas presented in a parallel manner. Ex: "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times..."

          

  3. parenthesistwo opposing ideas presented in a parallel manner. Ex: "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times..."

          

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