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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Asyndeton
  2. Rhetorical Shift
  3. Polysyndeton
  4. Non sequitur
  5. Verisimilitude
  1. a a deliberate omission of conjunctions in a series of related clauses; it speeds the pace of the sentence.
  2. b A change from one tone, attitude, etc. Look for key words like but, however, even though, although, yet, etc.
  3. c a statement that does not follow logically from evidence
  4. d The appearance of truth, actuality, or reality; what seems to be true in fiction.
  5. e 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.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. sentence that exhorts, advises, calls to action
  2. An expression peculiar to a particular language that means something different from the literal meaning of the words.
  3. 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.
  4. Interruption in the present action of a plot to show events that happened at an earlier time.
  5. placing two elements side by side to present a comparison or contrast

5 True/False questions

  1. Anaphorathe repetition of words or phrases at the beginning of consecutive lines or sentences


  2. AnecdoteA brief recounting of a relevant episode. Anecdotes are often inserted into fictional or non-fictional texts as a way of developing a point or injecting humor.


  3. SuspenseAny writing that is not poetry.


  4. Cumulative sentencea sentence in which the main independent clause is elaborated by the successive addition of modifying clauses or phrases


  5. Epiphetadj or other descriptive phrase regularly used to characterize a person, place, or thing


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