5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- a form of understatement in which a statement is affirmed by negating its opposite, "he is not unfriendly"
- b two prhases in which the syntax is the same but the placement of the words is reversed; "to be beloved is all i need, / and whom i love, i love indeed"- Coleridge
- c words that sound like the thing they are referring to; pop, boing, zing, oozing
- d elaborate and roundabout manner of speech that uses more words than necessary; I appear to be entirely without financial resources. I'm broke
- e cleaner way to express vulgar or unpleasant ideas, events, actions; "passed away" instead of dead
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- pleasing arrangement of sounds, "cellar door"
- informal expression or slang
- substitution of one term for another that generally is associated with it; "suits" instead of "businessmen"
- comparison using like or as
- use of human characteristics to describe animals, things, or ideas. Chicago is the city of the Big Shoulders
5 True/False Questions
meiosis → substitution of one term for another that generally is associated with it; "suits" instead of "businessmen"
Aposiopesis → a direct address to an absent or dead person or to an object, quality, or idea. "O captain, my captain"
oxymoron → comparison using like or as
cliche → an expression that has been used so much that it has lost its expressive power; "turn over a new leaf"
cacophony → clash or discord; harsh sounds within a sentence or phrase (dissonance)