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5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a term used to point out a characteristic of a person. Homeric ____ are often compound adjectives ("swift-footed Achilles") that become an almost formulaic part of a name. ____ can be abusive or offensive but are not so by definition. For example, athletes may be proud of their given ____ ("The Rocket").
  2. a familiar proverb or saying
  3. a variety of speech characterized by its own particular grammar or pronunciation, often associated with a particular geographical region
  4. nonstandard grammatical usage; a violation of grammatical rules
  5. a simple story that illustrates a moral or religious lesson

4 True/False questions

  1. deductive reasoninghaving the primary purpose of teaching or instructing

          

  2. malpropismnonstandard grammatical usage; a violation of grammatical rules

          

  3. maxima familiar proverb or saying

          

  4. syllepsisnonstandard grammatical usage; a violation of grammatical rules

          

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