5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a replacing and idea with an associated idea - Ex) The pen is mightier than the sword.
- b describing something nonhuman in metaphorical human terms -
- c the juxtaposition of opposing or contrasting ideas- Ex) Not that I loved Caesar less, but that I loved Rome more.
- d the use of apparently condtradictory ideas to point out some underlying truth- Ex) What a pity that youth must be wasted on the young.
- e use of exaggerated terms for emphasis- Ex) Im so hungry; I'd give my first-born child for a slice of pizza.
5 Multiple choice questions
- the arrangement of words in order of decreasing importance- Ex) Die and endow a college or a cat.
- a form of understatement (meiosis) that emphasizes the magnitude of a statement by denying its opposite- Ex) War is no picnic
- repetition of conjunctions - Ex) We lived and laughed and loved and left.
- the 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.
- 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."
5 True/False questions
rhetorical question → 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"
Allusion → 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"
Anaphora → the repetition of the same word or group of words at the beginning of successive clauses- Ex) Mad world! Mand kings! Mad composition!
asyndeton → repetition of conjunctions - Ex) We lived and laughed and loved and left.
synecdoche → replacing a part with a whole, or a whole with a part - Ex) The U.S. won three gold medals