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5 Matching questions

  1. verbal irony
  2. total meaning
  3. metonomy
  4. satire
  5. paradox
  1. a 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
  2. b a statement or situation containing apparently contradictory or incompatible elements
  3. c the total experience communicated by a poem; it includes all those dimensions of experience by which a poem communicates and it can be communicated in not other words than those of the poem itself
  4. d a figure of speech in which what is meant is the opposite of what is said
  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. a device by which the author implies a different meaning from that intended by the speaker in a literary work
  2. the repetition at close intervals of the vowel sounds of accented syllables or important words
  3. a figure of speech where a comparison is made without using like or as
  4. the literal term is named and the figurative term is implied
  5. the part of a poem's total meaning that can be separated out and expressed through paraphrase

5 True/False questions

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


  2. symbola figure of speech in which something means more than what it is


  3. personificationthe repetition at close intervals of the initial consonant sounds of accented syllables or important words


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


  5. tonethe writer's or speaker's attitude toward his subject, his audience, or himself; the emotional coloring, or emotional meaning , of a work