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5 Matching Questions

  1. understatement
  2. prose meaning
  3. tone
  4. overstatement
  5. metonomy
  1. a hyperbole
  2. b a figure of speech in which some significant aspect of detail of an experience is used to represent the whole experience
  3. c the part of a poem's total meaning that can be separated out and expressed through paraphrase
  4. d the writer's or speaker's attitude toward his subject, his audience, or himself; the emotional coloring, or emotional meaning , of a work
  5. e a figure of speech that consists of saying less than one means, or saying what one means with less force than the occasion warrants

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. when a single speaker in literature speaks to a silent audience
  2. a kind of literature that ridicules human folly or vice with the purpose of bringing about reform or of keeping others from falling into similar folly or vice
  3. a figure of speech in which an explicit comparison is made between two things using like or as
  4. a situation in which there is an incongruity between actual circumstances and those that would seem appropriate or between what is anticipated and what actually comes to pass
  5. a reference, explicit or implicit, to something in previous literature or history

5 True/False Questions

  1. metaphora figure of speech in which some significant aspect of detail of an experience is used to represent the whole experience

          

  2. apostrophethe repetition at close intervals of the vowel sounds of accented syllables or important words

          

  3. assonancethe writer's or speaker's attitude toward his subject, his audience, or himself; the emotional coloring, or emotional meaning , of a work

          

  4. implied metaphorthe literal term is named and the figurative term is implied

          

  5. personificationthe repetition at close intervals of the initial consonant sounds of accented syllables or important words

          

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