5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Rhetorical Shift
- a the deliberate use of many conjunctions for special emphasis - to highlight quantity or mass of detail or to create a flowing continuous sentence pattern. It slows the pace of the sentence.
- b An atmosphere created by a writer's word choice (diction) and the details selected. Syntax is also a determiner of mood because sentence strength, length, and complexity affect pacing.
- c A thing, event, or person that represents or stands for some idea or event. Symbols also simultaneously retain their own literal meanings. A figure of speech in which a concrete object is used to stand for an abstract idea, e.g., the cross for Christianity.
- d A change from one tone, attitude, etc. Look for key words like but, however, even though, although, yet, etc.
- e A balancing of two opposite or contrasting words, phrases, or clauses.
5 Multiple choice questions
- adj or other descriptive phrase regularly used to characterize a person, place, or thing
- a deliberate omission of conjunctions in a series of related clauses; it speeds the pace of the sentence.
- sentence that exhorts, advises, calls to action
- Excessive pride
- The central idea or ideas of a work of fiction or nonfiction, revealed and developed in the course of a story or explored through argument.
5 True/False questions
Tone → The choices in diction, tone, and syntax that a writer makes. In combination they create a work's manner of expression. Style is thought to be conscious and unconscious and may be altered to suit specific occasions. Style is often habitual and evolves over time.
Non sequitur → feelings of excessive pride (not hubris)
Inversion → constructing a sentence so the predicate comes before the subject. This creates an emphatic or rhythmic effect.
Circular reasoning → Reasoning that ends and begins in the same place. No evidence is offered
Resolution → The part of the story or drama where all the problems or mysteries of the plot are unraveled.