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5 Matching questions

  1. Deduction-
  2. Epigraph-
  3. Anaphora-
  4. Antistrophe-
  5. Euphemism-
  1. a the repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive phrases, clauses, or lines.

    Example: "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness..." - A Tale of Two Cities
  2. b the use of a quotation at the beginning of a work that hints at its theme.

    Example:
    Hemingway begins The Sun Also Rises with this.
  3. c the process of moving from a general rule to a specific example.

    Example: All men are mortal. Socrates is a man. Therefore, Socrates is mortal.
  4. d repetition of the same word or phrase at the end of successive clauses.


    Example: "In 1931, ten years ago, Japan invaded Manchukuo -- without warning. In 1935, Italy invaded Ethiopia -- without warning. In 1938, Hitler occupied Austria -- without warning. In 1939, Hitler invaded Czechoslovakia -- without warning. Later in 1939, Hitler invaded Poland -- without warning. And now Japan has attacked Malaya and Thailand -- and the United States --without warning." Franklin D. Roosevelt
  5. e a more acceptable and usually more pleasant way of saying something that might be inappropriate or uncomfortable.

    Example: "He went to his final reward" is a common way of saying "he died." These also often used to obscure the reality of a situation. The military uses "collateral damage" to indicate civilian deaths in a military operation.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. use of an older or obsolete form.

    Example: I saw thee in the next room.
  2. a figure of speech that directly addresses an absent or imaginary person or personified abstraction, such as liberty or love. The effect may add familiarity or emotional intensity.

    Example: William Wordsworth addresses John Milton as he writes, "Milton, thou shouldst be living at this hour: England hath need of thee."
  3. the inclusion of a humorous character or scene to contrast with the tragic elements of a work, thereby intensifying the next tragic event.

    Example: Ron Weasley in Harry Potter. Ron acts as the sidekick to Harry providing breaks to the scenes of intense tension.
  4. repetition of the same sound in words close together.

    Example: Fleet feet sweet by sleeping geese.
  5. involves repeating a word or expression while adding more detail to it, in order to emphasize what otherwise might be passed over.

    Example: "He showed a rather simple taste, a taste for good art, good food, and good friends."

5 True/False questions

  1. Form -the shape or structure of a literary work.

    Example: "Easter Wings" by George Herbert - the poem is actually in the shape of an angel wings.

          

  2. Aphorism-a terse statement of known authorship which expresses a general truth or moral principle. (If the authorship is unknown, the statement is generally considered to be a folk proverb.) This can be a memorable summation of the author's point.

    Example: "If you always do what you always did, you will always get what you always got."

          

  3. Diction-is the choice of words used in speaking or writing. It is frequently divided into four levels: formal, informal, colloquial, and slang.

    Examples: I Love You
    formal -
    informal -
    colloquial -
    slang -

          

  4. Generalizations-are assertions or conclusions based on some specific instances. The value of a this is determined by the quality and quantity of examples on which it is based.

    Example: All dogs hate cats

          

  5. Attitude-repetition of the same word or phrase at the end of successive clauses.


    Example: "In 1931, ten years ago, Japan invaded Manchukuo -- without warning. In 1935, Italy invaded Ethiopia -- without warning. In 1938, Hitler occupied Austria -- without warning. In 1939, Hitler invaded Czechoslovakia -- without warning. Later in 1939, Hitler invaded Poland -- without warning. And now Japan has attacked Malaya and Thailand -- and the United States --without warning." Franklin D. Roosevelt

          

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