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5 Matching questions

  1. Chiasmus
  2. Anaphora
  3. Voice
  4. Irony
  5. Anecdote
  1. a Arrangement of repeated thoughts in the pattern of X Y Y X. It is often short and summarizes a main idea.
  2. 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.
  3. c A story or brief episode told by the writer or a character to illustrate a point.
  4. 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.
  5. 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

  1. In literature, the perspective from which a story is told.
  2. refers to the grammatical or rhetorical framing of words, phrases, sentences, or paragraphs to give structural similarity.
  3. 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."
  4. the relationship an author has toward his or her subject, and/or his or her audience
  5. 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

  1. CumulativeThe telling of a story or an account of an event or series of events.


  2. HyperboleA story or brief episode told by the writer or a character to illustrate a point.


  3. Characterthe recreation of regional spoken language, such as a Southern one. Hurston uses this in Their Eyes Were Watching God.


  4. Antecedentthe 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 . . ."


  5. Stream-of-consciousnessThe flexible term describes the variety, the conventions, and the purposes of the major kinds of writing.