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5 Matching questions

  1. satire
  2. assonance
  3. meiosis
  4. transition
  5. semantics
  1. a the use of irony, ridicule, or wit (usually to expose and/or mock negative qualities)
  2. b an understatement, generally used to minimize the emphasis of the claim (a form of litotes)
  3. c the repetition of similar vowel sounds in a group of words
  4. d a linguistic study of the meaning, development, and connotations of words individually and in relation to other words; the interpretation of the meaning of words
  5. e a word, phrase, or sentence that links ideas

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. an understatement expressing a thought by denying its opposite, used either to amplify or minimize the emphasis of the claim
  2. a statement that seems to be contradictory or unbelievable but may actually be true
  3. a comment or note added to a text; a commentary
  4. an extravagant exaggeration
  5. a short story that teaches a truth, principle, or moral lesson through comparison

5 True/False questions

  1. eponymlanguage, actions, or situations contrary to what is intended or expected

          

  2. dramatic ironysituational irony that is interpreted to be a result of the intervention of a greater external force, such as fate of a deity

          

  3. anaphorathe repetition of a word or set of words at the beginning of successive phrases, clauses, or sentences

          

  4. parodya statement that seems to be contradictory or unbelievable but may actually be true

          

  5. euphemisma saying that describes a common observation or belief; a brief statement of a principle

          

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