5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a the repetition of initial consonant sounds
- b Putting two contradictory words together. Examples: liquid gas, seriously funny, minor crisis, jumbo shrimp.
- c the contrast between what is expected and what actually exists or happens
- d the repetition of sounds at the ends of words
- e All the meanings, associations, or emotions that a word suggests. Opposite of denotation.
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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.
- Rhyming within a poetic line.
- a device in literature where an object represents an idea
5 True/False questions
mood → Attitude a writer takes toward the audience, a subject, or a character. Similar to mood.
allusion → Putting two contradictory words together. Examples: liquid gas, seriously funny, minor crisis, jumbo shrimp.
meter → a pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in poetry
tone → How the reader feels about the text while reading. Similar to tone
metaphor → a pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in poetry