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5 Matching Questions

  1. Allusion
  2. Extended Metaphor
  3. Imagery
  4. Consonance
  5. Cacophony
  1. a Harsh and discordant sounds in a line or passage in a literary work.
  2. b A reference contained in a work.
  3. c A comparison that continues throughout the text and is fully developed. Allegory, is an example of this type of metaphor.
  4. d The repetition of consonants (or consonant patterns) especially at the ends of words, but also in the middle.
  5. e Language that appeals to the senses - auditory, tactile, olfactory, gustatory, kinesthetic, organic.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Pacing two elements side by side to present a comparison or contrast. Realted to syntax, in addition to figurative language.
  2. Words describe things that exist and can be experienced through the senses. Abstractions and figurative langauge are rendered understandable and specific through concrete examples.
  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 comparison that is not overt or direct. For example: The river of life.
  5. A comparison made directly using the word "is" ; for example: Life is a river.

5 True/False Questions

  1. AssonanceRpetition of vowel sounds or "internal rhyme".


  2. AbstractRpetition of vowel sounds or "internal rhyme".


  3. DefinitionInvolves placing a word first in a general class and then adding distinguishing features that set it apart from other members of that class: "A Dalmatian is a breed of dog (general class) with a white, short-haired coat and dark spots (distinguishing feature)."


  4. ConceitA fanciful expression, usually in the form of an extended metaphor or surprising analogy between seemingly dissimilar objects.


  5. AlliterationA reference contained in a work.


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