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4 Multiple choice questions

  1. a writer uses this to minimize the obvious importance or seriousness of someone or something, assuming the audience knows the significance. Ex: "After a fireman saves a family, he says, 'Just doing my job.'"
  2. adjective 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"
  3. a metaphor that uses a part to represent the whole. Ex: "I just got a new set of wheels."
  4. a question that a writer poses to the audience in which he/she does not expect an answer. Ex: "Got milk?"

3 True/False questions

  1. apostrophea metaphor that uses a part to represent the whole. Ex: "I just got a new set of wheels."

          

  2. litotesused 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)

          

  3. metonymya 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."

          

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