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5 Matching questions

  1. Verbal Irony
  2. Imagery
  3. Ethical Appeal
  4. Analogy
  5. Rhetorical Modes
  1. a 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.
  2. b The flexible term describes the variety, the conventions, and the purposes of the major kinds of writing.
  3. c When a writer tries to persuade the audience to respect and believe him or her based on a presentation of image of self through the text.
  4. d In this type of irony, the words literally state the opposite of the writer's true meaning
  5. e a literary device employed to serve as a basis for comparison. It is assumed that what applies to the parallel situation also applies to the original circumstance. In other words, it is the comparison between two different items.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Language describing ideas and qualities rather than observable or specific things, people, or places.
  2. an individual instance taken to be representative of a general pattern
  3. those who carry out the action of the plot in literature. Major, minor, static, and dynamic are the types.
  4. from the Greek for "orator," this term describes the principle governing the art of writing effectively, eloquently, and persuasively.
  5. To draw a reasonable conclusion from the information presented.

5 True/False questions

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


  2. ExpositionThe duplication, either exact or approximate, or any element of language, such as sound, word, phrase, clause, sentence, or grammatical pattern.


  3. DialectTo draw a reasonable conclusion from the information presented.


  4. Euphemisma 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. Denotationthe literal or dictionary meaning of a word