5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a A comparison using like or as.
- b The repetition of consonants (or consonant patterns) especially at the ends of words, but also in the middle.
- c A fanciful expression, usually in the form of an extended metaphor or surprising analogy between seemingly dissimilar objects.
- 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)."
- 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
- Harsh and discordant sounds in a line or passage in a literary work.
- The presentation of two contrasting images.
- Rpetition of vowel sounds or "internal rhyme".
- A comparison made directly using the word "is" ; for example: Life is a river.
- 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
Imagery → Language that appeals to the senses - auditory, tactile, olfactory, gustatory, kinesthetic, organic.
Indirect metaphor → A comparison made directly using the word "is" ; for example: Life is a river.
Juxtaposition → Pacing two elements side by side to present a comparison or contrast. Realted to syntax, in addition to figurative language.
Deduction → The process of moving from a general rule to a specific example.
Abstract → Refers to language that describes concepts rather than concrete images.