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5 Matching questions

  1. epilogue
  2. aphorism
  3. Noun Clause
  4. Critical Period hypothesis
  5. denouement
  1. a Erick Lenneberg - theory of language development that states language must be learned by a certain age, otherwise, we will experience continual difficulty learning language
  2. b the outcome, or resolution, of the plot.
  3. c A subordinate clause used as a noun
    Example: Do you know WHAT THE DOGS WILL DO NEXT?
  4. d a wise saying, usually short and to the point, as Hippocrates' "Life is short, art is long." Also known as an epigram or maxim.
  5. e a concluding statement or section added to a work of literature.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. reversal of the usual word order for variety or emphasis, as in Coleridge's lines "A damsel with a dulcimer/In a vision once I saw".
  2. the suggested or implied meaning associated with a word beyond its dictionary definitions. They can be positive, neutral, or negative.
  3. expressions usually accepted in informal situations, such as wicked awesome.
  4. the act of producing nonstandard forms by way of false anology - usually done with 'I' vs. 'me.' - this is done by adults - not children just learning the language; seeing the wrong form as correct because it seems correct
  5. language that is used in writing to produce images in a reader's mind and to express ideas in fresh, vivid, and imaginative ways

5 True/False questions

  1. archaicold-fashioned words no longer in common use, such as forsooth.


  2. faulty reasoningReasoning formed based on either untrue or misunderstood ideas.


  3. heroic coupleta stanza made up of two rhyming lines that follow the same rhythmic pattern.


  4. climaxa word or phrase that is so overused that it has lost its expressive power--for example, "I slept like a log."


  5. Ferdinand de SaussureThought of language as a structured system of elements, a self-contained whole. In this system, the place of each element is defined by the way in which it relates to other elements.


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