5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a the repetition of initial consonant sounds
- b a figure of speech comparing two different things using like or as
- c The repetition of consonant sounds, but not vowels, as in assonance.
- d a group of lines in a poem
- e a reference to another work of literature, person, or event
5 Multiple choice questions
- A line of poetry.
- Putting two contradictory words together. Examples: liquid gas, seriously funny, minor crisis, jumbo shrimp.
- The literal meaning of a word, the actual dictionary definition. Opposite of connotation.
- The usually humorous use of a word in such a way as to suggest two or more of its meanings or the meaning of a another word similar in sound. Example: I used to have a fear of boats, but that ship has sailed.
- A figure of speech in which a writer deliberately makes a situation seem less important or serious than it is. Opposite of hyperbole.
5 True/False questions
foreshadowing → the use of hints and clues to suggest what will happen later in a plot
metaphor → figure of speech comparing two different things
rhyme → A line of poetry.
tone → Attitude a writer takes toward the audience, a subject, or a character. Similar to mood.
personification → giving human characteristics to non-human things