5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a . a figure of speech that utilizes a part as representative of the whole. "All hands on deck" is an example.
- b A reference contained in a work
- c 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 . . ."
- d Similar to mood, __ describes the author's attitude toward his or her material, the audience, or both.
- e the pleasant, mellifluous presentation of sounds in a literary work.
5 Multiple choice questions
- the word, phrase, or clause to which a pronoun refers.
- The sensory details or figurative language used to describe, arouse emotion, or represent abstractions. On a physical level, __ uses terms related to the five senses; we refer to visual, auditory, tactile, gustatory, or olfactory. For example, a rose may present visual __ while also representing the color in a woman's cheeks.
- the use of slang in writing, often to create local color and to provide an informal tone. Huckleberry Finn in written in a __ style.
- In this type of irony, the words literally state the opposite of the writer's true meaning
- a figure of speech using deliberate exaggeration or overstatement
5 True/False questions
Euphemism → In an argument, this is an attack on the person rather than on the opponent's ideas. It comes from the Latin meaning "against the man."
Mood → This term has two distinct technical meanings in English writing. The first meaning is grammatical and deals with verbal units and a speaker's attitude. The second meaning is literary, meaning the prevailing atmosphere or emotional aura of a work.
Begging the Question → Often called circular reasoning, __ occurs when the believability of the evidence depends on the believability of the claim.
Style → an evaluation of the sum of the choices an author makes in blending diction, syntax, figurative language, and other literary devices.
Deconstruction → 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."