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5 Matching Questions

  1. syllepsis
  2. allegory
  3. red herring
  4. conceit
  5. verbal irony
  1. a language that expresses a meaning that is the opposite of the intended meaning (sarcasm is a type of verbal irony; not all verbal irony is sarcasm
  2. b a moral story featuring a symbolic representation of ideas through fictional characters (often animals)
  3. c something that diverts attention from a central issue
  4. d the use of one word, phrase, or clause in association with two or more other words, phrases, or clauses in a manner that is grammatically correct but that creates an incongruity in meaning
  5. e an elaborate, clever metaphor; a passage or poem containing an elaborate, clever metaphor

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. situational irony that is interpreted to be a result of the intervention of a greater external force, such as fate of a deity
  2. a statement of the purpose of a piece of expository writing in one or more sentences
  3. a play on words, suggesting different meanings of either the same word or phrase or sounds or phrases that sound alike
  4. the placement of words, phrases, or sentences in a parallel structure to form a balanced contrast of ideas
  5. a quotation at the beginning of a work

5 True/False Questions

  1. parodya humorous imitation of a serious work

          

  2. metonymylanguage, actions, or situations contrary to what is intended or expected

          

  3. consonancethe repetition of similar consonant sounds in a group of words

          

  4. purple prose (a patch of purple prose)literary works, or passages in literary works, that feature exaggerated sentiment or extravagant and flowery language

          

  5. antonomasiathe placement of words, phrases, or sentences in a parallel structure to form a balanced contrast of ideas

          

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