5 Written questions
5 Multiple choice questions
- he mistaken substitution of one word for another word that sounds similar ("The doctor wrote a subscription").
- a variety of speech characterized by its own particular grammar or pronunciation, often associated with a particular geographical region
- nonstandard grammatical usage; a violation of grammatical rules
- characterized by an excessive display of learning or scholarship
- a familiar proverb or saying
4 True/False questions
epithet → 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").
parable → a familiar proverb or saying
syllepsis → a construction in which one word is used in two different senses ("After he threw the ball, he threw a fit.")
bathos → insincere or overly sentimental quality of a person's writing/speech intended to evoke pity