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5 Matching questions

  1. symbolism
  2. understatement
  3. trope
  4. anastrophe
  5. metonymy
  1. a using a literal object to represent an abstract idea; a type of trope
  2. b words that MEAN more than what they say directly; one of the two main figures of speech
  3. c referring to something by naming an object closely associated with it; a type of trope
  4. d giving less credit than something is worth; opposite of hyperbole; a type of trope
  5. e inverting the natural order of words; a type of scheme (Think Yoda!)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a type of literature (be able to name some)
  2. style of writing that brings regional literature alive by detailing dialect, dress, mannerism, customs, character types, and landscapes of a particular area of the country
  3. sensory detail
  4. emotionally charged words used to persuade
  5. a word or a phrase is repeated twice in a row; it's at the end of one sentence or clause and then again at the beginning of the next sentence or clause; a type of scheme

5 True/False questions

  1. nonfictionliterary prose based on imagination and not necessarily on fact


  2. dramatic ironythe character or author says one thing, but means something else


  3. synecdocheexaggeration for emphasis; opposite of understatement; a type of trope


  4. consonancerepetition of consonant sounds within words; a type of scheme


  5. antithesisthe opposite or contrast of ideas written in similar sentence structure; a type of scheme