5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Spin (redefining)
- a the inversion of the usual, normal, or logical order of the parts of a sentence
- b In politics, harmful situations are sometimes plated in the media as philanthropic endeavors. Instead of labeling the war on Iraq as "Murdering an Evil Leader" or "The War on Iraq", President Bush's "spin doctors" have coined the title, "Operation Iraqi Freedom"
- c a mode of speech in which words express a meaning opposite to the intended meaning.
- d A self contradictory combination of words or smaller verbal units
- e rhetorical technique for pointing out similarities or differences
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- the overall atmosphere of a work
- a term used for a dramatic poem in which the form of drama is used to express lyric themes
- from the fifteenth-century French term jargoun, meaning twittering or jibberish: usually refers to a specialized language providing a shorthand method of quick communication between people in the same field. Often used to disguise the inner working of a particular trade or
profession from public scrutiny
- a form of understatement in which a thing is affirmed by stating the negative of its opposite
- a rhetorical device reiterating a word or phrase, or rewording the same idea, to secure emphasis
5 True/False Questions
Personification → attributing human characteristics to nonhuman things
tone → a mode of speech in which words express a meaning opposite to the intended meaning.
Definition → a rhetorical device reiterating a word or phrase, or rewording the same idea, to secure emphasis
aphorism → concise statement of a principle given in pointed words
Ethical Appeal → is the most subtle and often the most powerful because it comes from character and reputation, not words