5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a a figure of speech in which exaggeration or overstatement is used for emphasis or effect. Opposite of understatement.
- b the repetition of sounds at the ends of words
- c Attitude a writer takes toward the audience, a subject, or a character. Similar to mood.
- d a pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in poetry
- e a reference to another work of literature, person, or event
5 Multiple choice questions
- the repetition of initial consonant sounds
- a group of lines in a poem
- A line of poetry.
- a device in literature where an object represents an idea
- descriptions that appeal to the senses (sight, sound, smell, touch, taste)
5 True/False questions
personification → All the meanings, associations, or emotions that a word suggests. Opposite of denotation.
oxymoron → How the reader feels about the text while reading. Similar to tone
denotation → All the meanings, associations, or emotions that a word suggests. Opposite of denotation.
metaphor → figure of speech comparing two different things
understatement → A figure of speech in which a writer deliberately makes a situation seem less important or serious than it is. Opposite of hyperbole.