5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Slippery Slope (domino Theory)
- 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."
- 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.
- c Fallacy of argumentation argues that one thing inevitably leads to another. Politicians use it a lot
- 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.
- 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
- An appeal to reason, logic of an argument.
- Own vocabulary or pattern of speech for a particular group
- Arguing something is true because its never been proven false. There are no aliens, etc.
- Using claims to or premises to make a conclusion. Includes accepting the implied premise.
- "it does not follow" Argument by misdirection and is logically irrelevant
5 True/False questions
Pathos → Own vocabulary or pattern of speech for a particular group
False analogy → Argument using an inappropriate metaphor. To help understand one thing in an argument we compare it to something else that is not at all relevant.
Poisoning the well → Introducing a character or person suggesting that he is not at all reliable before the listener knows anything about him.
Loose sentence → a sentence with several dependent clauses that precede the independent clause
Syntax → Rules of grammar that define a passage