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5 Multiple choice questions

  1. omission of a word
    "Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say something."
    (Plato)
  2. repetition of an idea in a different word, phrase or sentence
    "But wait. There's more! If you order this fabulous product right now, we'll send you this free gift!"
    ...gifts are always free, dummy
  3. a witty or ingenious thought; a diverting or highly fanciful idea, often stated in figurative language; usually in the form of an extended metaphor or surprising analogy between seemingly dissimilar objects -- displays intellectual cleverness as a result of the unusual comparison being made
  4. an assertion seemingly opposed to common sense, but that may yet have some truth in it
    "The closer we are to danger, the farther we are from harm. It's the last thing they'll expect."
    -Pippin, Lord of the Rings
  5. a figure of speech that compares unlike objects; an implied comparison achieved through a figurative use of words; the word is used not in its literal sense, but in one analogous to it.
    "Love is but the licking of honey from thorns."
    "Life is a box of chocolates, you never know what you're going to get, and it doesn't last long for fat people."

5 True/False questions

  1. occupatioomission of a word
    "Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say something."
    (Plato)

          

  2. symbolismomission of a word
    "Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say something."
    (Plato)

          

  3. extended metaphora figure of speech that compares unlike objects; an implied comparison achieved through a figurative use of words; the word is used not in its literal sense, but in one analogous to it.
    "Love is but the licking of honey from thorns."
    "Life is a box of chocolates, you never know what you're going to get, and it doesn't last long for fat people."

          

  4. Litotesa form of understatement in which an affirmative is expressed by negating its opposite.
    "She did not lightly toss the ball to me. My nose bled for twenty minutes afterward."
    "He's not a bad dancer."

          

  5. personificationa figure of speech which objects and animals are given human characteristics
    "Unseen, in the background, Fate was quietly slipping the stones into its boxing gloves."

          

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