5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a A figure of speech in which a part is used for the whole (as hand for sailor), the whole for a part (as the law for police officer), the specific for the general (as cutthroat for assassin), the general for the specific (as thief for pickpocket), or the material for the thing made from it (as steel for sword).
- b a fixed number of lines of verse forming a unit of a poem:
- c a theme or idea in a work of art or literature that is developed or repeated
- d using words that imitate the sound they denote
- e something that stands for or represents something else
5 Multiple choice questions
- a figure of speech that expresses a resemblance between things of different kinds (usually formed with 'like' or 'as')
- The basic rhythmic unit of a line of poetry, formed by a combination of two or three syllables, either stressed or unstressed.
- a figure of speech that emphasizes its subject by conscious understatement
- the author's choice of words that creates tone, attitude, and style, as well as meaning
- use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed syllable in a line of verse
5 True/False questions
analogy → a statement or proposition that seems self-contradictory or absurd but in reality expresses a possible truth.
conceit → extended metaphor
lyric → a theme or idea in a work of art or literature that is developed or repeated
denotation → the literal meaning of a word
juxtaposition → the literal meaning of a word