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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. antithesis
  2. expository writing
  3. understatement
  4. imagery
  5. motif
  1. a the opposite or contrast of ideas written in similar sentence structure; a type of scheme
  2. b an idea that resurfaces throughout an individual work
  3. c giving less credit than something is worth; opposite of hyperbole; a type of trope
  4. d writing that intends to inform, explain, argue; nonfiction
  5. e sensory detail

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. writing that goes beyond the literal, original use of the words; aka figure of speech. There are two types: tropes and schemes.
  2. an elaborate metaphor that drives a whole poem or story; a type of trope
  3. a comparison of two seemingly unlike objects using the words LIKE or AS; a type of trope
  4. a noun set beside another noun to explain or identify it; a type of scheme
  5. the contrast between expectations and reality; 3 types exist

5 True/False questions

  1. verbal ironythe contrast between expectations and reality; 3 types exist


  2. fictionliterary prose based on imagination and not necessarily on fact


  3. hyperbolewords that MEAN more than what they say directly; one of the two main figures of speech


  4. schemeinteresting ARRANGEMENT or play with words, often times to effect the sound; one of the two main figures of speech


  5. anadiplosisa 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


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