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5 Matching questions

  1. tactile imagery
  2. sarcasm
  3. apostrophe
  4. satire
  5. understatement
  1. a bitter or cutting speech; speech intended by its speaker to give pain to the person addressed
  2. b appeals to sense of touch
  3. c a figure of speech that consists of saying less than one means, or saying what one means with less force than the occasion warrants
  4. d a figure of speech in which someone absent or dead or something nonhuman is addressed as if it were alive and present and could reply
  5. e 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 Multiple choice questions

  1. a figure of speech in which what is meant is the opposite of what is said
  2. a statement or situation containing apparently contradictory or incompatible elements
  3. language employing figures of speech; language that cannot be taken literally
  4. when the actual comparison is named in the work
  5. the part of a poem's total meaning that can be separated out and expressed through paraphrase

5 True/False questions

  1. overstatementhyperbole


  2. personificationa figure of speech in which human attributes are given to an animal, an object, of a concept


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


  4. metaphora figure of speech in which some significant aspect of detail of an experience is used to represent the whole experience


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