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 giving human characteristics to non-human things
- c All the meanings, associations, or emotions that a word suggests. Opposite of denotation.
- d a figure of speech in which exaggeration or overstatement is used for emphasis or effect. Opposite of understatement.
- e The repetition of consonant sounds, but not vowels, as in assonance.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Attitude a writer takes toward the audience, a subject, or a character. Similar to mood.
- a figure of speech comparing two different things using like or as
- a group of lines in a poem
- the contrast between what is expected and what actually exists or happens
- 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 True/False questions
verse → a pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in poetry
foreshadowing → the use of hints and clues to suggest what will happen later in a plot
mood → How the reader feels about the text while reading. Similar to tone
alliteration → a reference to another work of literature, person, or event
metaphor → a pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in poetry