5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- rhetorical question
- a asking a question not for the sake of getting an answer but for asserting something -
- b when the speaker or writer deliberately stops short and leaves something unexpressed, but yet obvious, to be supplied by imagination- Ex) I cant believe she lets them get away like that! If they were MY kids...
- c the juxtaposition of two contradictory ideas - Ex) I must be cruel to be kind
- d 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.
- 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
- replacing a part with a whole, or a whole with a part - Ex) The U.S. won three gold medals
- 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.
- 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."
- repetition of conjunctions - Ex) We lived and laughed and loved and left.
- understatement (opposite of hyperbole)- Ex) I can see why you would forget; I mean, it's only cancer.
5 True/False questions
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"
parallelism → repetition of syntactic structure in two or more clauses - Ex) Before she left, she put the dishes in the dishwasher, wiped the counter, and took several bags of trash out to the dumpster. ( parallel verb phrases)
climax → the arrangement of words in order of decreasing importance- Ex) Die and endow a college or a cat.
antithesis → the juxtaposition of opposing or contrasting ideas- Ex) Not that I loved Caesar less, but that I loved Rome more.
Anaphora → the repetition of the same word or group of words at the beginning of successive clauses- Ex) Mad world! Mand kings! Mad composition!