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5 Matching questions

  1. Theme
  2. Verisimilitude
  3. Mood
  4. Asyndeton
  5. Circular reasoning
  1. a 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.
  2. b The appearance of truth, actuality, or reality; what seems to be true in fiction.
  3. c 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.
  4. d a deliberate omission of conjunctions in a series of related clauses; it speeds the pace of the sentence.
  5. e Reasoning that ends and begins in the same place. No evidence is offered

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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.
  2. placing two elements side by side to present a comparison or contrast
  3. The part of the story or drama where all the problems or mysteries of the plot are unraveled.
  4. A balancing of two opposite or contrasting words, phrases, or clauses.
  5. Interruption in the present action of a plot to show events that happened at an earlier time.

5 True/False questions

  1. ParallelismThe use of a word or phrase that is less direct, but that is also less distasteful or less offensive than another. e.g. "He is at rest" instead of "He is dead."

          

  2. Dramatic IronyThe part of the story or drama where all the problems or mysteries of the plot are unraveled.

          

  3. CatharsisA balancing of two opposite or contrasting words, phrases, or clauses.

          

  4. Rhetorical ShiftThe part of the story or drama where all the problems or mysteries of the plot are unraveled.

          

  5. HubrisAny writing that is not poetry.

          

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