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  1. Mood
  2. Dramatic Irony
  3. Paradox
  4. Pedantic
  5. Situational Irony
  1. a a type of irony in which events turn out the opposite of what was expected.
  2. b A statement that appears to be self-contradictory or opposed to common sense but upon closer inspection contains some degree of truth or validity.
  3. c 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.
  4. d An adjective that describes words, phrases, or general tone that is overly scholarly, academic, or bookish.
  5. e In this type of irony, facts or events are unknown to a character in a play or a piece of fiction but known to the reader, audience, or other characters in the work

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The major category into which a literary work fits. The basic divisions of literature are prose, poetry, and drama.
  2. In ___, the narrator, with a godlike knowledge, presents the thoughts and actions of any or all characters.
  3. the word, phrase, or clause to which a pronoun refers.
  4. a situation in which all parts of the presentation are equal, whether in sentences or paragraphs or sections of a longer work.
  5. from the Greek for "orator," this term describes the principle governing the art of writing effectively, eloquently, and persuasively.

5 True/False questions

  1. DictionThe process of moving from a general rule to a specific example.


  2. InferTo draw a reasonable conclusion from the information presented.


  3. Causal Relationshiprefers to the grammatical or rhetorical framing of words, phrases, sentences, or paragraphs to give structural similarity.


  4. Ellipsisan individual instance taken to be representative of a general pattern


  5. Synecdochea figure of speech using deliberate exaggeration or overstatement