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5 Matching questions

  1. antithesis
  2. polysyndeton
  3. antimetabole
  4. climax
  5. Allusion
  1. a repetition of conjunctions - Ex) We lived and laughed and loved and left.
  2. b the arrangement of words in order of increasing importance-Ex) Lost, vaded, broken, dead within an hour.
  3. c 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"
  4. d 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. e the juxtaposition of opposing or contrasting ideas- Ex) Not that I loved Caesar less, but that I loved Rome more.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. replacing a part with a whole, or a whole with a part - Ex) The U.S. won three gold medals
  2. a form of understatement (meiosis) that emphasizes the magnitude of a statement by denying its opposite- Ex) War is no picnic
  3. the arrangement of words in order of decreasing importance- Ex) Die and endow a college or a cat.
  4. use of exaggerated terms for emphasis- Ex) Im so hungry; I'd give my first-born child for a slice of pizza.
  5. 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...

5 True/False questions

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

          

  2. appositionan 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"

          

  3. 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.

          

  4. Anaphorathe repetition of the same word or group of words at the beginning of successive clauses- Ex) Mad world! Mand kings! Mad composition!

          

  5. epistrophewhen 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."