5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a Arrangement of repeated thoughts in the pattern of X Y Y X. It is often short and summarizes a main idea.
- b can refer to two different areas of writing. One refers to the relationship between a sentence's subject and verb (active and passive). The second refers to the total "sound" of the writer's style.
- c A story or brief episode told by the writer or a character to illustrate a point.
- d repetition of a word, phrase, or clause at the beginning of two or more sentences in a row. This is a deliberate form of repetition and helps make the writer's point more coherent.
- e The contrast between what is stated explicitly and what is really meant. The difference between what appears to be and what actually is true.
5 Multiple choice questions
- In literature, the perspective from which a story is told.
- refers to the grammatical or rhetorical framing of words, phrases, sentences, or paragraphs to give structural similarity.
- a critical approach that debunks single definitions of meaning based on the instability of language. It "is not a dismantling of a structure of a text, but a demonstration that it has already dismantled itself."
- the relationship an author has toward his or her subject, and/or his or her audience
- a more acceptable and usually more pleasant way of saying something that might be inappropriate or uncomfortable. "He went to his final reward" is a common __ for "he died." They are also used to obscure the reality of the situation.
5 True/False questions
Cumulative → The telling of a story or an account of an event or series of events.
Hyperbole → A story or brief episode told by the writer or a character to illustrate a point.
Character → the recreation of regional spoken language, such as a Southern one. Hurston uses this in Their Eyes Were Watching God.
Antecedent → the presentation of two contrasting images. The ideas are balanced by phrase, clause, or paragraphs. "To be or not to be . . ." "It was the best of times; it was the worst of times . . ." "Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country . . ."
Stream-of-consciousness → The flexible term describes the variety, the conventions, and the purposes of the major kinds of writing.