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5 Matching questions

  1. Consonance
  2. Alliteration
  3. Definition
  4. Abstract
  5. Deduction
  1. 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)."
  2. b The repetition of consonants (or consonant patterns) especially at the ends of words, but also in the middle.
  3. c The process of moving from a general rule to a specific example.
  4. d The repetition of initial consonant sounds, such as "Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers."
  5. e Refers to language that describes concepts rather than concrete images.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The presentation of two contrasting images.
  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. Harsh and discordant sounds in a line or passage in a literary work.
  4. A comparison made directly using the word "is" ; for example: Life is a river.
  5. A comparison using like or as.

5 True/False questions

  1. MetonymyA metaphor in which one word or phrase is substituted for another with which it is closely associated. For example, "crown" for "royalty".


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


  3. MotifA recurring theme, subject or idea.


  4. EpithetThe presentation of two contrasting images.


  5. Indirect metaphorA comparison made directly using the word "is" ; for example: Life is a river.


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