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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. irony of situation
  2. metaphor
  3. understatement
  4. metonomy
  5. satire
  1. a a figure of speech where a comparison is made without using like or as
  2. b a figure of speech that consists of saying less than one means, or saying what one means with less force than the occasion warrants
  3. c a situation in which there is an incongruity between actual circumstances and those that would seem appropriate or between what is anticipated and what actually comes to pass
  4. d a kind of literature that ridicules human folly or vice with the purpose of bringing about reform or of keeping others from falling into similar folly or vice
  5. e a figure of speech in which some significant aspect of detail of an experience is used to represent the whole experience

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. bitter or cutting speech; speech intended by its speaker to give pain to the person addressed
  2. the repetition at close intervals of the vowel sounds of accented syllables or important words
  3. a reference, explicit or implicit, to something in previous literature or history
  4. appeals to sense of touch
  5. a statement or situation containing apparently contradictory or incompatible elements

5 True/False questions

  1. allegorya narrative or description having a second meaning beneath the surface


  2. organic imageryappeals to hunger, thirst, fatigue


  3. implied metaphorthe literal term is named and the figurative term is implied


  4. dramatic monologuewhen a single speaker in literature speaks to a silent audience


  5. figure of speechany way of saying something other than the ordinary way; a way of saying one thing and meaning another