5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- a (noun) using several conjunctions in close succession, especially where some might be omitted (as in 'he ran and jumped and laughed for joy')
appear in the form: X and Y and Z
- b (noun) a more acceptable and usually more pleasant way of saying something that might be inappropriate or uncomfortable. "He went to his final reward" for "he died." Often used to obscure the reality of a situation. The military uses "collateral damage" to indicate civilian deaths in a military operation
- c (noun) sentence consisting of three parts of equal importance and length, usually three independent clauses
- d (noun) repeated use of sounds, words, or ideas for effect and emphasis
- e (adjective) a term used to describe writing that borders on lecturing. It is scholarly and academic and often overly difficult and distant
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- (noun) the excessive pride of ambition that leads a tragic hero to disregard warnings of impending doom, eventually causing his or her downfall
- (noun) commas used (with no conjunction) to separate a series of words, speeds up flow of sentence.
appear in the form: X, Y, Z
- (noun) the opposite of exaggeration. It is a technique for developing irony and/or humor where one writes or says less than intended.
- (noun) an idea that is implied or suggested
- (noun) repetition of a word, phrase, or clause at the beginning of two or more sentences in a row. This is a deliberate form of repetition and helps make the writer's point more coherent.
5 True/False Questions
generalization → (noun) When a writer bases a claim upon an isolated example or asserts that a claim is certain rather than probable. Sweeping generalizations occur when a writer asserts that a claim applies to all instances instead of some.
annotation → (noun)the literal meaning of a word
colloquialism → (noun) a word or phrase (including slang) used in everyday conversation and informal writing but that is often inappropriate in formal writing (y'all, ain't)
motif → (noun) a recurring theme, subject, or idea
explication → (noun) The act of interpreting or discovering the meaning of a text - usually involves close reading and special attention to figurative language