5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Rhetorical Question
- a something located at a time when it could not have existed or occurred.
- b question asked for a purpose other than to obtain the information the question asks for - "For if we lose the ability to perceive our faults, what is the good of living on?"
- c An extended metaphor, a metaphor that extends for several lines.
- d Figure which represents abstractions or inanimate objects with human qualities, including physical, emotional, and spiritual; the application of human attributes or abilities to nonhuman entities. - "I can't get the fuel pump back on because this bolt is being uncooperative."
- e Language that appeals to the senses.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Figure of repetition that occurs when the last word or terms in one sentence, clause, or phrase is/are repeated at or very near the beginning of the next sentence, clause, or phrase. - "My conscience hath a thousand several tongues, And every tongue brings in a several tale, And every tale condemns me for a villain."1 (Richard III, V, iii).
- Repetition of the same letter or sound within nearby words. Most often, repeated initial consonant - "When to the sessions of sweet silent thought...."
- When an author drops subtle hints about plot developments to come later in the story.
- An emotional appeal; draws upon the audiences; feelings and sentimentality.
- A statement that, when taken in context, may actually mean the opposite of what is written literally; the use of words expressing something other than their literal intention, notably as a form of humor.
5 True/False Questions
Antithesis → Figure of repetition that occurs when the last word or terms in one sentence, clause, or phrase is/are repeated at or very near the beginning of the next sentence, clause, or phrase. - "My conscience hath a thousand several tongues, And every tongue brings in a several tale, And every tale condemns me for a villain."1 (Richard III, V, iii).
Litotes → A logical appeal; draws upon the audiences' sense of reason using facts, statistics, and evidence.
Parallelism → Figure of balance identified by a similarity in the syntactical structure of a set of words in successive phrases, clauses, sentences; successive words, phrases, clauses with the same or very similar grammatical structure. - parallelism of words; She tried to make her pastry fluffy, sweet, and delicate. - parallelism of phrases; Singing a song or writing a poem is joyous. - parallelism of clauses; Perch are inexpensive; cod are cheap; trout are abundant; but salmon are best
Diacope → Repetition of a word or phrase after an intervening word or phrase; usually to express deep feeling - "Put out the light, and then put out the light." - "We give thanks to Thee, 0 God, we give thanks."
Aside → Figure of explication in which two things that share at least one attribute are explicitly associated with each other; an overt comparison between two unlike things as though they were similar - usually with the words "like" or "as". - My love is like a red, red rose —Robert Burns