5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Dramatic Irony
- Situational Irony
- a a type of irony in which events turn out the opposite of what was expected.
- 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.
- 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.
- d An adjective that describes words, phrases, or general tone that is overly scholarly, academic, or bookish.
- 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
- The major category into which a literary work fits. The basic divisions of literature are prose, poetry, and drama.
- In ___, the narrator, with a godlike knowledge, presents the thoughts and actions of any or all characters.
- the word, phrase, or clause to which a pronoun refers.
- a situation in which all parts of the presentation are equal, whether in sentences or paragraphs or sections of a longer work.
- from the Greek for "orator," this term describes the principle governing the art of writing effectively, eloquently, and persuasively.
5 True/False questions
Diction → The process of moving from a general rule to a specific example.
Infer → To draw a reasonable conclusion from the information presented.
Causal Relationship → refers to the grammatical or rhetorical framing of words, phrases, sentences, or paragraphs to give structural similarity.
Ellipsis → an individual instance taken to be representative of a general pattern
Synecdoche → a figure of speech using deliberate exaggeration or overstatement