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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. conceit
  2. understatement
  3. nonfiction
  4. narration
  5. consonance
  1. a description of actions in a story
  2. b prose written about real people, events, places, and ideas
  3. c repetition of consonant sounds within words; a type of scheme
  4. d giving less credit than something is worth; opposite of hyperbole; a type of trope
  5. e an elaborate metaphor that drives a whole poem or story; a type of trope

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. using a literal object to represent an abstract idea; a type of trope
  2. sensory detail
  3. writing that intends to inform, explain, argue; nonfiction
  4. words that MEAN more than what they say directly; one of the two main figures of speech
  5. interesting ARRANGEMENT or play with words, often times to effect the sound; one of the two main figures of speech

5 True/False questions

  1. onomatopoeiawords that imitate the sounds they describe; a type of scheme


  2. hyperboleexaggeration for emphasis; opposite of understatement; a type of trope


  3. situational ironythe audience/ reader sees or knows something that other characters cannot; ensuing events are ironic


  4. metonymyreferring to something by naming an object closely associated with it; a type of trope


  5. similea comparison of two seemingly unlike objects using the words LIKE or AS; a type of trope