5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a Putting two contradictory words together. Examples: liquid gas, seriously funny, minor crisis, jumbo shrimp.
- b the contrast between what is expected and what actually exists or happens
- c words that imitate sounds
- d The literal meaning of a word, the actual dictionary definition. Opposite of connotation.
- e a group of lines in a poem
5 Multiple choice questions
- a reference to another work of literature, person, or event
- the use of hints and clues to suggest what will happen later in a plot
- A figure of speech in which a writer deliberately makes a situation seem less important or serious than it is. Opposite of hyperbole.
- giving human characteristics to non-human things
- a figure of speech comparing two different things using like or as
5 True/False questions
mood → How the reader feels about the text while reading. Similar to tone
symbolism → a figure of speech comparing two different things using like or as
imagery → descriptions that appeal to the senses (sight, sound, smell, touch, taste)
assonance → The repetition of consonant sounds, but not vowels, as in assonance.
verse → A line of poetry.