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5 Matching questions

  1. paradox
  2. zeugma
  3. synecdoche
  4. apostrophe
  5. climax
  1. a when two or more parts of a sentence are syntactically governed by a single common verb or noun, which may change meaning with respect to the other words it modifies - Ex) He carried a strobe light and the responsibility for the lives of his men.
  2. b the arrangement of words in order of increasing importance-Ex) Lost, vaded, broken, dead within an hour.
  3. c when a speaker or writer breaks off and directs speech to an absent person, inanimate object, or abstract quality or idea- Ex) "For Brutus, as you know, was Caesar's angel. Judge, O you gods, how dearly Caesar loved him."
  4. d replacing a part with a whole, or a whole with a part - Ex) The U.S. won three gold medals
  5. e the use of apparently condtradictory ideas to point out some underlying truth- Ex) What a pity that youth must be wasted on the young.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. repetition of conjunctions - Ex) We lived and laughed and loved and left.
  2. describing something nonhuman in metaphorical human terms -
  3. a form of understatement (meiosis) that emphasizes the magnitude of a statement by denying its opposite- Ex) War is no picnic
  4. an indirect reference to another work of literature or art - Ex) "If you love a lot, you'll lie a lot / Guess they did in Camelot"
  5. replacing and idea with an associated idea - Ex) The pen is mightier than the sword.

5 True/False questions

  1. Anaphorathe repetition of the same word or group of words at the beginning of successive clauses- Ex) Mad world! Mand kings! Mad composition!

          

  2. Anadiplosisrepetition of a word at the end of a clause at the beginning of another- Ex) Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering.

          

  3. meiosisa form of understatement (meiosis) that emphasizes the magnitude of a statement by denying its opposite- Ex) War is no picnic

          

  4. asyndetonomission of conjunctions between related clauses Ex) We shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty.

          

  5. hyperboleuse of exaggerated terms for emphasis- Ex) Im so hungry; I'd give my first-born child for a slice of pizza.

          

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