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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. irony
  2. oxymoron
  3. connotation
  4. alliteration
  5. rhyme
  1. a the repetition of initial consonant sounds
  2. b Putting two contradictory words together. Examples: liquid gas, seriously funny, minor crisis, jumbo shrimp.
  3. c the contrast between what is expected and what actually exists or happens
  4. d the repetition of sounds at the ends of words
  5. e All the meanings, associations, or emotions that a word suggests. Opposite of denotation.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The literal meaning of a word, the actual dictionary definition. Opposite of connotation.
  2. 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.
  3. A figure of speech in which a writer deliberately makes a situation seem less important or serious than it is. Opposite of hyperbole.
  4. Rhyming within a poetic line.
  5. a device in literature where an object represents an idea

5 True/False questions

  1. moodAttitude a writer takes toward the audience, a subject, or a character. Similar to mood.

          

  2. allusionPutting two contradictory words together. Examples: liquid gas, seriously funny, minor crisis, jumbo shrimp.

          

  3. metera pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in poetry

          

  4. toneHow the reader feels about the text while reading. Similar to tone

          

  5. metaphora pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in poetry

          

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