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5 Matching questions

  1. Zeugma
  2. Connotation
  3. Epistrophe
  4. Slippery Slope (domino Theory)
  5. Irony
  1. a 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."
  2. b 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.
  3. c Fallacy of argumentation argues that one thing inevitably leads to another. Politicians use it a lot
  4. d Words used to express something other than and often the opposite of the literal meaning. Verbal-contrast between what is said and what is meant. Situational-contrast between what happens and what was expected. Dramatic-contrast between what the character thinks and what the reader knows.
  5. e 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."

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. An appeal to reason, logic of an argument.
  2. Own vocabulary or pattern of speech for a particular group
  3. Arguing something is true because its never been proven false. There are no aliens, etc.
  4. Using claims to or premises to make a conclusion. Includes accepting the implied premise.
  5. "it does not follow" Argument by misdirection and is logically irrelevant

5 True/False questions

  1. PathosOwn vocabulary or pattern of speech for a particular group


  2. False analogyArgument using an inappropriate metaphor. To help understand one thing in an argument we compare it to something else that is not at all relevant.


  3. Poisoning the wellIntroducing a character or person suggesting that he is not at all reliable before the listener knows anything about him.


  4. Loose sentencea sentence with several dependent clauses that precede the independent clause


  5. SyntaxRules of grammar that define a passage


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