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5 Written Questions

5 Matching Questions

  1. annotation
  2. allusion
  3. either /or reasoning (black or white thinking; false dilemma)
  4. antithesis
  5. wit
  1. a the placement of words, phrases, or sentences in a parallel structure to form a balanced contrast of ideas
  2. b a comment or note added to a text; a commentary
  3. c a direct or an indirect reference (to an event, work of writing or art, myth); a casual mention
  4. d intellectually surprising and amusing language, usually brief and pointed
  5. e a logical fallacy in which an argument maintains that only two alternatives (often on opposite ends of a spectrum) exist when in fact there are more options

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. a moral story featuring a symbolic representation of ideas through fictional characters (often animals)
  2. an extravagant exaggeration
  3. a play on words, suggesting different meanings of either the same word or phrase or sounds or phrases that sound alike
  4. literary works, or passages in literary works, that feature exaggerated sentiment or extravagant and flowery language
  5. the repetition of similar vowel sounds in a group of words

5 True/False Questions

  1. invectivean abusive expression; insulting language

          

  2. personificationthe assignment of human characteristics to inanimate objects or nature in a direct and explicit manner

          

  3. rhetorical questiona question posed without the expectation of an answer and used to emphasize an idea or encourage reflection

          

  4. begging the questiona question posed without the expectation of an answer and used to emphasize an idea or encourage reflection

          

  5. litotesan understatement, generally used to minimize the emphasis of the claim (a form of litotes)

          

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