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5 Matching questions

  1. antimetabole
  2. chiasmus
  3. personification
  4. antithesis
  5. litotes
  1. a the juxtaposition of opposing or contrasting ideas- Ex) Not that I loved Caesar less, but that I loved Rome more.
  2. b a form of understatement (meiosis) that emphasizes the magnitude of a statement by denying its opposite- Ex) War is no picnic
  3. c describing something nonhuman in metaphorical human terms -
  4. d reversal of grammatical structures in successive clauses -Ex) He led bravely, and we bravely followed
  5. e 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.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the arrangement of words in order of increasing importance-Ex) Lost, vaded, broken, dead within an hour.
  2. the substitution of one part of speech for another, often turning a noun into a verb- Ex) I'll unhair thy head.
  3. 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.
  4. replacing and idea with an associated idea - Ex) The pen is mightier than the sword.
  5. the juxtaposition of two contradictory ideas - Ex) I must be cruel to be kind

5 True/False questions

  1. meiosisreversal of grammatical structures in successive clauses -Ex) He led bravely, and we bravely followed


  2. 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.


  3. hyperbolereplacing a part with a whole, or a whole with a part - Ex) The U.S. won three gold medals


  4. Allusionthe placing of two elements side by side, in which the second defines the first- Ex) This is a valley of ashes- a fantastic farm where ashes grow like wheat.


  5. rhetorical questionasking a question not for the sake of getting an answer but for asserting something -