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5 Matching questions

  1. Cacophony
  2. Imagery
  3. Concrete
  4. Consonance
  5. Abstract
  1. a Words describe things that exist and can be experienced through the senses. Abstractions and figurative langauge are rendered understandable and specific through concrete examples.
  2. b Harsh and discordant sounds in a line or passage in a literary work.
  3. c Language that appeals to the senses - auditory, tactile, olfactory, gustatory, kinesthetic, organic.
  4. d The repetition of consonants (or consonant patterns) especially at the ends of words, but also in the middle.
  5. e Refers to language that describes concepts rather than concrete images.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Rpetition of vowel sounds or "internal rhyme".
  2. The presentation of two contrasting images.
  3. A metaphor in which one word or phrase is substituted for another with which it is closely associated. For example, "crown" for "royalty".
  4. A recurring theme, subject or idea.
  5. Any word or phrase applied to a person or thing to describe an actual or attributed quality. For example, "Grey eyed Athena" (Homer).

5 True/False questions

  1. JuxtapositionPacing two elements side by side to present a comparison or contrast. Realted to syntax, in addition to figurative language.


  2. Direct MetaphorA comparison made directly using the word "is" ; for example: Life is a river.


  3. AllusionA reference contained in a work.


  4. SimileA comparison using like or as.


  5. DefinitionThe process of moving from a general rule to a specific example.


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