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5 Matching questions

  1. Definition
  2. Paradox
  3. allegory
  4. Litotes
  5. Euphemism
  1. a a phrase or statement that while seemly is contradictory or absurd may actually be well-founded or true.
  2. b a form of understatement in which a thing is affirmed by stating the negative of its opposite
  3. c is a method of specifying the basic nature of any phenomenon, idea, or things.
  4. d a narrative, either in verse or prose, in which character, action, and sometimes setting represent abstract concepts apart from the literal meaning
  5. e from the Greek word meaning to speak well of: the substitutions of an inoffensive, indirect, or agreeable expression for a word or phrase perceived as socially
    unacceptable or unnecessarily harsh

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the word to which a pronoun refers (whose place it takes)
  2. is the most subtle and often the most powerful because it comes from character and reputation, not words
  3. a figure of speech involving a comparison using like or as
  4. rhetorical technique often used to convince an audience where in an argument, the opponent will likely give and then answer these arguments before the opponent has had a chance to voice them
  5. the arrangement of parts of a sentence, sentences, paragraphs, and larger units of composition that one element of with another is similarly developed and phrased

5 True/False questions

  1. characterizationrepetition of initial identical consonant sounds or any vowel sounds


  2. Downplaying/ Intensifyingdownplaying/ intensifying are methods of drawing attention and diversion to the work's effectiveness


  3. Imageryprocess of reasoning that assumes if two subjects share a number of specific observable qualities, then they may be expected to share qualities that have not been observed


  4. anastrophefigure of speech in which someone (usually absent) is directly addressed


  5. Rhetorical Strategiesasked solely to produce an effect and not to elicit a reply


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