5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Abstract Language
- a Language describing ideas and qualities rather than observable or specific things, people, or places.
- b a situation in which all parts of the presentation are equal, whether in sentences or paragraphs or sections of a longer work.
- c the relationship an author has toward his or her subject, and/or his or her audience
- d an event or situation that may be interpreted in more than one way.
- e a term from the Greek meaning "changed label" or "substitute name" __ is a figure of speech in which the name of one object is substituted for that of another closely associated with it. For example: a news release that claims "The White House declared" rather than "The President declared"
5 Multiple choice questions
- The branch of linguistics that studies that meaning of words, their historical and psychological development, their connotations, and their relation to one another.
- The major category into which a literary work fits. The basic divisions of literature are prose, poetry, and drama.
- . a figure of speech that utilizes a part as representative of the whole. "All hands on deck" is an example.
- The purpose of this rhetorical mode is to explain and analyze information by presenting an idea, relevant evidence, and appropriate discussion.
- A single assertion or a series of assertions presented and defended by the writer
5 True/False questions
Transition → a word or phrase that links one idea to the next and carries the reader from sentence to sentence, paragraph to paragraph.
Periodic Sentence → The assigning of human qualities to inanimate objects or concepts. An example: Wordsworth's "the sea that bares her bosom to the moon."
Narrative → The purpose of this type of rhetorical mode is to tell the story or narrate an event or series of events.
Comic Relief → the inclusion of a humorous character or scene to contrast with the tragic elements of a work, thereby intensifying the next tragic event.
Rhetorical Modes → The flexible term describes the variety, the conventions, and the purposes of the major kinds of writing.