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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. paradox
  2. personification
  3. antithesis
  4. hyperbole
  5. metonymy
  1. a replacing and idea with an associated idea - Ex) The pen is mightier than the sword.
  2. b describing something nonhuman in metaphorical human terms -
  3. c the juxtaposition of opposing or contrasting ideas- Ex) Not that I loved Caesar less, but that I loved Rome more.
  4. 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.
  5. 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

  1. the arrangement of words in order of decreasing importance- Ex) Die and endow a college or a cat.
  2. a form of understatement (meiosis) that emphasizes the magnitude of a statement by denying its opposite- Ex) War is no picnic
  3. repetition of conjunctions - Ex) We lived and laughed and loved and left.
  4. 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.
  5. 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

  1. rhetorical questionan 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"

          

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

          

  4. asyndetonrepetition of conjunctions - Ex) We lived and laughed and loved and left.

          

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