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5 Matching questions

  1. Epithet
  2. Imagery
  3. Antithesis
  4. Abstract
  5. Allusion
  1. a The presentation of two contrasting images.
  2. b A reference contained in a work.
  3. c Language that appeals to the senses - auditory, tactile, olfactory, gustatory, kinesthetic, organic.
  4. d Refers to language that describes concepts rather than concrete images.
  5. e Any word or phrase applied to a person or thing to describe an actual or attributed quality. For example, "Grey eyed Athena" (Homer).

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A comparison that continues throughout the text and is fully developed. Allegory, is an example of this type of metaphor.
  2. A recurring theme, subject or idea.
  3. The repetition of initial consonant sounds, such as "Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers."
  4. The process of moving from a general rule to a specific example.
  5. Harsh and discordant sounds in a line or passage in a literary work.

5 True/False questions

  1. ConceitWords describe things that exist and can be experienced through the senses. Abstractions and figurative langauge are rendered understandable and specific through concrete examples.


  2. MetonymyA recurring theme, subject or idea.


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


  4. SimileA recurring theme, subject or idea.


  5. JuxtapositionInvolves 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)."


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