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5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a simple story that illustrates a moral or religious lesson
  2. 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").
  3. reasoning 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.)
  4. a variety of speech characterized by its own particular grammar or pronunciation, often associated with a particular geographical region
  5. insincere or overly sentimental quality of a person's writing/speech intended to evoke pity

4 True/False questions

  1. pedantichaving the primary purpose of teaching or instructing

          

  2. solecisma construction in which one word is used in two different senses ("After he threw the ball, he threw a fit.")

          

  3. syllepsisa construction in which one word is used in two different senses ("After he threw the ball, he threw a fit.")

          

  4. didacticcharacterized by an excessive display of learning or scholarship

          

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