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5 Matching questions

  1. Concrete
  2. Simile
  3. Consonance
  4. Definition
  5. Conceit
  1. a A comparison using like or as.
  2. b The repetition of consonants (or consonant patterns) especially at the ends of words, but also in the middle.
  3. c A fanciful expression, usually in the form of an extended metaphor or surprising analogy between seemingly dissimilar objects.
  4. d 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)."
  5. e Words describe things that exist and can be experienced through the senses. Abstractions and figurative langauge are rendered understandable and specific through concrete examples.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Harsh and discordant sounds in a line or passage in a literary work.
  2. The presentation of two contrasting images.
  3. Rpetition of vowel sounds or "internal rhyme".
  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. ImageryLanguage that appeals to the senses - auditory, tactile, olfactory, gustatory, kinesthetic, organic.


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


  3. JuxtapositionPacing two elements side by side to present a comparison or contrast. Realted to syntax, in addition to figurative language.


  4. DeductionThe process of moving from a general rule to a specific example.


  5. AbstractRefers to language that describes concepts rather than concrete images.


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