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5 Multiple choice questions

  1. characterized by an excessive display of learning or scholarship
  2. a sermon, or moralistic lecture
  3. he mistaken substitution of one word for another word that sounds similar ("The doctor wrote a subscription").
  4. excessive pride or arrogance that results in the downfall of the protagonist of a tragedy
  5. a variety of speech characterized by its own particular grammar or pronunciation, often associated with a particular geographical region

4 True/False questions

  1. solecismnonstandard grammatical usage; a violation of grammatical rules


  2. maxima concise statement, often offering advice; an adage


  3. parablea simple story that illustrates a moral or religious lesson


  4. bathosa term used to point out a characteristic of a person. Homeric ____ are often compound adjectives ("swift-footed Achilles") that become an almost formulaic part of a name. ____ can be abusive or offensive but are not so by definition. For example, athletes may be proud of their given ____ ("The Rocket").