5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a the use of apparently condtradictory ideas to point out some underlying truth- Ex) What a pity that youth must be wasted on the young.
- b 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"
- c use of parallel structures of the same length in successive clauses- Ex) I speek Spanish to God, Italian to women, French to men, and German to my horse.
- d the arrangement of words in order of increasing importance-Ex) Lost, vaded, broken, dead within an hour.
- e the repetition of the same word or group of words at the ends of successive clauses- Ex) As long as the white man sent you to Korea, you bled. He sent you to Germany, you bled. He sent you to the South Pacific to fight the Japanese, you bled.
5 Multiple choice questions
- repetition of words in succsessive clauses, in reverse order (a chiasmus in which the exact words, not just the syntax, are flipped)- Ex) Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
- the juxtaposition of opposing or contrasting ideas- Ex) Not that I loved Caesar less, but that I loved Rome more.
- the juxtaposition of two contradictory ideas - Ex) I must be cruel to be kind
- understatement (opposite of hyperbole)- Ex) I can see why you would forget; I mean, it's only cancer.
- repetition 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.
5 True/False questions
aposiopesis → the juxtaposition of opposing or contrasting ideas- Ex) Not that I loved Caesar less, but that I loved Rome more.
personification → describing something nonhuman in metaphorical human terms -
hyperbole → replacing a part with a whole, or a whole with a part - Ex) The U.S. won three gold medals
litotes → a form of understatement (meiosis) that emphasizes the magnitude of a statement by denying its opposite- Ex) War is no picnic
synecdoche → replacing a part with a whole, or a whole with a part - Ex) The U.S. won three gold medals