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5 Matching Questions

  1. Cacophony
  2. Juxtaposition
  3. Assonance
  4. Antithesis
  5. Indirect metaphor
  1. a Harsh and discordant sounds in a line or passage in a literary work.
  2. b A comparison that is not overt or direct. For example: The river of life.
  3. c Pacing two elements side by side to present a comparison or contrast. Realted to syntax, in addition to figurative language.
  4. d Rpetition of vowel sounds or "internal rhyme".
  5. e The presentation of two contrasting images.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. 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. A metaphor in which one word or phrase is substituted for another with which it is closely associated. For example, "crown" for "royalty".
  3. The repetition of initial consonant sounds, such as "Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers."
  4. A comparison made directly using the word "is" ; for example: Life is a river.
  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. ConceitA fanciful expression, usually in the form of an extended metaphor or surprising analogy between seemingly dissimilar objects.

          

  2. SimileLanguage that appeals to the senses - auditory, tactile, olfactory, gustatory, kinesthetic, organic.

          

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

          

  5. DeductionInvolves 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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