5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a A figure of speech in which a writer deliberately makes a situation seem less important or serious than it is. Opposite of hyperbole.
- b a pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in poetry
- c How the reader feels about the text while reading. Similar to tone
- d the repetition of vowel sounds
- e figure of speech comparing two different things
5 Multiple choice questions
- the use of hints and clues to suggest what will happen later in a plot
- descriptions that appeal to the senses (sight, sound, smell, touch, taste)
- a device in literature where an object represents an idea
- Putting two contradictory words together. Examples: liquid gas, seriously funny, minor crisis, jumbo shrimp.
- words that imitate sounds
5 True/False questions
personification → giving human characteristics to non-human things
verse → a pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in poetry
rhyme → the repetition of sounds at the ends of words
denotation → All the meanings, associations, or emotions that a word suggests. Opposite of denotation.
puns → 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.