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5 Matching questions

  1. didactic
  2. antithesis
  3. connotation
  4. antagonist
  5. colloquialism
  1. a the feelings or emotions surrounding a word
  2. b writing whose purpose is to instruct or to teach. The work is usually formal and focuses on moral or ethical concerns. This type of writing may be fiction or nonfiction that teaches a specific lesson or moral or provides a model of correct behavior or thinking.
  3. c A character or force in conflict with the main character
  4. d informal words or expressions not usually acceptable in formal writing
  5. e the juxtaposition of contrasting words or ideas to give a feeling of balance

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a text structure that writers use to explain how or why one thing leads to another. The cause is the reason that an action or reaction takes place. The effect is the result or consequence of the cause; reasoning that assumes one event or condition can bring about another
  2. The comparison between two things is continued beyond the first point of comparison. This extends and deepens a description.
  3. In general, a story that ends with a happy resolution of the conflicts faced by the main character or characters, light and humorous drama with a happy ending
  4. a statement of the similarities among two or more people, events, ideas, etc.
  5. a formal poem presenting a meditation on death or another solemn theme; a mournful poem, usually about the dead

5 True/False questions

  1. expert testimonyan account that sets forth the meaning or intent of a writing or discourse; introduces the characters, setting, and basic situation


  2. atmospherea line spoken by an actor to the audience but not intended for others on the stage


  3. clichea worn-out idea or overused expression


  4. case studya representation of a person that is exaggerated for comic effect


  5. editoriala daily written record of (usually personal) experiences and observations