5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Figure of Speech
- a Indicated by a series of three periods, the __ indicates that some material has been omitted from a given text.
- b a situation in which all parts of the presentation are equal, whether in sentences or paragraphs or sections of a longer work.
- c A work that targets human vices and follies or social institutions and convention for reform or ridicule. Regardless of whether or not the work aims to reform humans or their society, ___ is best seen as a style of writing rather than a purpose for writing. The effect of __, often humorous, is thought provoking and insightful about the human condition.
- d In modern usage, intellectually amusing language that surprises and delights. Usually uses terse language that makes a pointed statement.
- e A device used to produce figurative language. Many compare dissimilar things. Examples are apostrophe, hyperbole, irony, metaphor, metonomy, oxymoron, paradox, personification, simile, synecdoche, and understatement.
5 Multiple choice questions
- When a writer uses the same term in two different senses in an argument.
- a figure of speech in which natural sounds are imitated in the sounds of words. Simple examples include such words as buzz, hiss, hum.
- This type of point of view presents the feelings and thoughts of only one character, presenting only the actions of all remaining characters
- the relationship an author has toward his or her subject, and/or his or her audience
- A work that functions on a symbolic level
5 True/False questions
Denotation → explanatory notes added to a text to explain, cite sources, or give bibliographical data.
Infer → To draw a reasonable conclusion from the information presented.
Syllogism → From the Greek for "reckoning together," a __ is a deductive system of formal logic that presents two premises that inevitably lead to a sound conclusion.
Rhetoric → from the Greek for "orator," this term describes the principle governing the art of writing effectively, eloquently, and persuasively.
Anecdote → . a figure of speech that utilizes a part as representative of the whole. "All hands on deck" is an example.