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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. consonance
  2. stanza
  3. simile
  4. alliteration
  5. allusion
  1. a the repetition of initial consonant sounds
  2. b a figure of speech comparing two different things using like or as
  3. c The repetition of consonant sounds, but not vowels, as in assonance.
  4. d a group of lines in a poem
  5. e a reference to another work of literature, person, or event

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A line of poetry.
  2. Putting two contradictory words together. Examples: liquid gas, seriously funny, minor crisis, jumbo shrimp.
  3. The literal meaning of a word, the actual dictionary definition. Opposite of connotation.
  4. 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.
  5. 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

  1. foreshadowingthe use of hints and clues to suggest what will happen later in a plot

          

  2. metaphorfigure of speech comparing two different things

          

  3. rhymeA line of poetry.

          

  4. toneAttitude a writer takes toward the audience, a subject, or a character. Similar to mood.

          

  5. personificationgiving human characteristics to non-human things