5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a Involves 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)."
- b The repetition of consonants (or consonant patterns) especially at the ends of words, but also in the middle.
- c The process of moving from a general rule to a specific example.
- d The repetition of initial consonant sounds, such as "Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers."
- e Refers to language that describes concepts rather than concrete images.
5 Multiple choice questions
- The presentation of two contrasting images.
- Words describe things that exist and can be experienced through the senses. Abstractions and figurative langauge are rendered understandable and specific through concrete examples.
- Harsh and discordant sounds in a line or passage in a literary work.
- A comparison made directly using the word "is" ; for example: Life is a river.
- A comparison using like or as.
5 True/False questions
Metonymy → A metaphor in which one word or phrase is substituted for another with which it is closely associated. For example, "crown" for "royalty".
Conceit → A fanciful expression, usually in the form of an extended metaphor or surprising analogy between seemingly dissimilar objects.
Motif → A recurring theme, subject or idea.
Epithet → The presentation of two contrasting images.
Indirect metaphor → A comparison made directly using the word "is" ; for example: Life is a river.