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5 Matching questions

  1. Attitude
  2. Ambiguity
  3. Abstract Language
  4. Balance
  5. Metonomy
  1. a Language describing ideas and qualities rather than observable or specific things, people, or places.
  2. b a situation in which all parts of the presentation are equal, whether in sentences or paragraphs or sections of a longer work.
  3. c the relationship an author has toward his or her subject, and/or his or her audience
  4. d an event or situation that may be interpreted in more than one way.
  5. e a term from the Greek meaning "changed label" or "substitute name" __ is a figure of speech in which the name of one object is substituted for that of another closely associated with it. For example: a news release that claims "The White House declared" rather than "The President declared"

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The branch of linguistics that studies that meaning of words, their historical and psychological development, their connotations, and their relation to one another.
  2. The major category into which a literary work fits. The basic divisions of literature are prose, poetry, and drama.
  3. . a figure of speech that utilizes a part as representative of the whole. "All hands on deck" is an example.
  4. The purpose of this rhetorical mode is to explain and analyze information by presenting an idea, relevant evidence, and appropriate discussion.
  5. A single assertion or a series of assertions presented and defended by the writer

5 True/False questions

  1. Transitiona word or phrase that links one idea to the next and carries the reader from sentence to sentence, paragraph to paragraph.


  2. Periodic SentenceThe assigning of human qualities to inanimate objects or concepts. An example: Wordsworth's "the sea that bares her bosom to the moon."


  3. NarrativeThe purpose of this type of rhetorical mode is to tell the story or narrate an event or series of events.


  4. Comic Reliefthe inclusion of a humorous character or scene to contrast with the tragic elements of a work, thereby intensifying the next tragic event.


  5. Rhetorical ModesThe flexible term describes the variety, the conventions, and the purposes of the major kinds of writing.