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5 Matching questions

  1. understatement
  2. assonance
  3. metonomy
  4. overstatement
  5. figure of speech
  1. a a figure of speech that consists of saying less than one means, or saying what one means with less force than the occasion warrants
  2. b any way of saying something other than the ordinary way; a way of saying one thing and meaning another
  3. c hyperbole
  4. d a figure of speech in which some significant aspect of detail of an experience is used to represent the whole experience
  5. e the repetition at close intervals of the vowel sounds of accented syllables or important words

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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. 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
  3. appeals to hunger, thirst, fatigue
  4. the writer's or speaker's attitude toward his subject, his audience, or himself; the emotional coloring, or emotional meaning , of a work
  5. a figure of speech in which human attributes are given to an animal, an object, of a concept

5 True/False questions

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

          

  2. allusiona reference, explicit or implicit, to something in previous literature or history

          

  3. kinesthetic imageryappeals to hunger, thirst, fatigue

          

  4. prose meaningthe 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

          

  5. metaphora figure of speech where a comparison is made without using like or as