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5 Matching Questions

  1. figurative language
  2. paradox
  3. satire
  4. tone
  5. dramatic irony
  1. a a statement or situation containing apparently contradictory or incompatible elements
  2. b 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. c the writer's or speaker's attitude toward his subject, his audience, or himself; the emotional coloring, or emotional meaning , of a work
  4. d language employing figures of speech; language that cannot be taken literally
  5. e a device by which the author implies a different meaning from that intended by the speaker in a literary work

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. when the actual comparison is named in the work
  2. bitter or cutting speech; speech intended by its speaker to give pain to the person addressed
  3. appeals to sense of touch
  4. the repetition at close intervals of the initial consonant sounds of accented syllables or important words
  5. the repetition at close intervals of the vowel sounds of accented syllables or important words

5 True/False Questions

  1. allegorya reference, explicit or implicit, to something in previous literature or history

          

  2. dramatic monologuea device by which the author implies a different meaning from that intended by the speaker in a literary work

          

  3. understatementhyperbole

          

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

          

  5. organic imageryappeals to hunger, thirst, fatigue

          

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