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  1. zeugma
  2. isocolon
  3. litotes
  4. asyndeton
  5. Anticlimax
  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 decreasing importance- Ex) Die and endow a college or a cat.
  3. 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.
  4. d a form of understatement (meiosis) that emphasizes the magnitude of a statement by denying its opposite- Ex) War is no picnic
  5. e omission 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 Multiple choice questions

  1. replacing and idea with an associated idea - Ex) The pen is mightier than the sword.
  2. understatement (opposite of hyperbole)- Ex) I can see why you would forget; I mean, it's only cancer.
  3. use of exaggerated terms for emphasis- Ex) Im so hungry; I'd give my first-born child for a slice of pizza.
  4. asking a question not for the sake of getting an answer but for asserting something -
  5. 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

  1. antimetabolethe juxtaposition of opposing or contrasting ideas- Ex) Not that I loved Caesar less, but that I loved Rome more.

          

  2. climaxthe arrangement of words in order of increasing importance-Ex) Lost, vaded, broken, dead within an hour.

          

  3. epistrophethe 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.

          

  4. apostrophethe 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. aposiopesisthe juxtaposition of opposing or contrasting ideas- Ex) Not that I loved Caesar less, but that I loved Rome more.