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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. hyperbole
  2. assonance
  3. homily
  4. red herring
  5. pathetic fallacy
  1. a something that diverts attention from a central issue
  2. b a sermon; a serious, moralizing lecture; an inspirational cliche
  3. c the repetition of similar vowel sounds in a group of words
  4. d the assignment of human characteristics to inanimate objects or nature in an indirect and implicit manner, usually through the use of allusion and usually to create an analogy
  5. e an extravagant exaggeration

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a moral story featuring a symbolic representation of ideas through fictional characters (often animals)
  2. the repetition of the same sounds at the beginning of words in a group
  3. the repetition of a word or set of words at the beginning of successive phrases, clauses, or sentences
  4. fiction and nonfiction written in ordinary language (as opposed to poetry)
  5. a lesson expressed in a story

5 True/False questions

  1. purple prose (a patch of purple prose)a logical fallacy in which the point being argued is assumed to be true without any logical support (Note that "to beg the question" does not mean "to raise the question"; the "question" is the issue under debate.)


  2. similea short story that teaches a truth, principle, or moral lesson through comparison


  3. ad hominem argumenta logical fallacy in which an argument attacks a person instead of that person's own argument or stance


  4. antonomasiaa comment or note added to a text; a commentary


  5. metaphora direct comparison of two unlike things to suggest a similarity, often in the form "X is Y"


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