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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. overstatement
  2. figure of speech
  3. simile
  4. dramatic monologue
  5. allegory
  1. a any way of saying something other than the ordinary way; a way of saying one thing and meaning another
  2. b a figure of speech in which an explicit comparison is made between two things using like or as
  3. c hyperbole
  4. d when a single speaker in literature speaks to a silent audience
  5. e a narrative or description having a second meaning beneath the surface

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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
  2. a figure of speech in which something means more than what it is
  3. a figure of speech in which someone absent or dead or something nonhuman is addressed as if it were alive and present and could reply
  4. a figure of speech where a comparison is made without using like or as
  5. the total experience communicated by a poem; it includes all those dimensions of experience by which a poem communicates and it can be communicated in not other words than those of the poem itself

5 True/False questions

  1. organic imageryappeals to hunger, thirst, fatigue


  2. tactile imageryappeals to sense of touch


  3. paradoxa statement or situation containing apparently contradictory or incompatible elements


  4. kinesthetic imageryappeals to touch, temperature, movement, and feelings


  5. alliterationa reference, explicit or implicit, to something in previous literature or history


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