5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Subordinate Conjunction
- Straw Man
- a Makes an independent clause into a dependent clause. (because, since, which, if, when, although)
- b A person engaging in an argument defines the opponent's position without them present. Politicians use it a lot
- c the last word of the clause begins the next clause. Ex "The Furies pursued the men. The men.."
- d Ending of a series of lines, phrases, etc with the same word or words. "This government of the people, by the people, and for the people shall not perish from this earth."
- e similar to chiasmus. "common sense is not so common", "The demon descended in a crowd toward a village now afraid of the demon"
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- The reversal of natural order of words in a sentence. "The poisoned apple she ate to her gave cramps of a serious nature."
- Introducing a character or person suggesting that he is not at all reliable before the listener knows anything about him.
- Combination of two or more elements in a sentence by use of a verb or noun. "She dashed his hopes and out of his life when she walked through the door."
- Associations or moods with certain words that can either be negative, positive, or neutral. Deals with author's tone and intention to choose certain diction.
- "it does not follow" Argument by misdirection and is logically irrelevant
5 True/False Questions
Understatement → Creates an exaggeration by showing restraint. The opposite of a hyperbole
Anaphora → Repetition of word or phrase at beginning of lines, sentences, etc. "I will fight..., I will fight..."
Irony → A verb ending in -ing that serves as a noun
Synthesis → Observation or claim that is opposition of author's original claim. If we argue for drilling of wells, the antithesis is diverting water from river.
Cause and effect → AKA post hoc ergo propter hoc/ false cause. "Every time you turn on the game on television, the team loses. Therefore you're the cause of the losses." SUPERSTITIONS