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5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. a simple story that illustrates a moral or religious lesson
  2. a sermon, or moralistic lecture
  3. insincere or overly sentimental quality of a person's writing/speech intended to evoke pity
  4. 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").
  5. a construction in which one word is used in two different senses ("After he threw the ball, he threw a fit.")

4 True/False Questions

  1. malpropismnonstandard grammatical usage; a violation of grammatical rules

          

  2. deductive reasoningreasoning in which a conclusion is reached by stating a general principle and then applying that principle to a specific case (The sun rises every morning; therefore, the sun will rise on Tuesday morning.)

          

  3. didactichaving the primary purpose of teaching or instructing

          

  4. adagea familiar proverb or saying

          

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