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5 Matching questions

  1. Figurative Language
  2. Verbal Irony
  3. Hyperbole
  4. Irony of Situation
  5. Irony
  1. a Based on the difference between the way events work out and what is expected to happen or what seems appropriate.
  2. b An exaggerated statement used to heighten effect
  3. c The contrast of saying the opposite of what is actually meant.
  4. d Any language which deviates from literal language so as to furnish novel effects or fresh insights into the suject being discussed.
  5. e The contrast between what is expected, or what appears to be, and what actually is.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Person, place, event, or object which has meaning in itself but suggests other meanings.
  2. Extends verbal irony to include lengthy passages or even an entire work in which an author expresses an attitude opposite to what he feels
  3. The place and time in which the events of the narrative occur.
  4. A reference to another work of literature or to a familiar person, place, or event outside of literature.
  5. Repeated consonant sounds occurring at the beginning of words and within words

5 True/False questions

  1. InferenceA reasonable and intelligent conclusion drawn from hints provided by the author.


  2. SatireComparison between two things that really are different but share common elements.


  3. Factual Prose and FictionTwo broad classifications of prose literature.


  4. ToneThe underlying meaning of a literary work, a general truth about life or mankind. A theme may be stated or implied. Not every literary work contains a theme.


  5. ForeshadowingAuthors use of hints/clues to show about events that will occur in future.