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5 Matching Questions

  1. apposition
  2. straw man
  3. consonance
  4. syllogism
  5. candid tone
  1. a the repetition of consonant sounds
  2. b a three part deductive argument in which a conclusion is based on a major premise and a minor premise

    "All men are mortal; Socrates is a man; Therefore, Socrates is mortal."
  3. c slecting the oppositions weakest or most insignificant point to argue against in order to divert attention from the real issue.
  4. d the placing next to a noun another noun or phrase that explains it.

    example: "John, my brother, is coming home."
  5. e fair, honest

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. favoring no ones side, fair, non-biased.
  2. emotional appeal
  3. not treating the subject with respect
  4. making false claims to be someone you aren't (phony)
  5. similarity of structure in a pair or series of related words, phrases, or clauses

    example: "He tried to make the law clear, precise and equitable."

5 True/False Questions

  1. anastropheTurning away from the audience to address someone new-- God, the angels, the dead (anyone not present)


  2. circular reasoningthe way a story moves: quickly, slowly, or between the two, as well as shifts in the pace


  3. hyperbolesomething that stands for something else


  4. periodic sentencea sentence withholding its main idea until the end

    example: "Just as he bent down to tie his shoelace, a car hit him."


  5. turgid toneexcessively complex in style or language


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