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  1. insincere or overly sentimental quality of a person's writing/speech intended to evoke pity
  2. a sermon, or moralistic lecture
  3. a variety of speech characterized by its own particular grammar or pronunciation, often associated with a particular geographical region
  4. excessive pride or arrogance that results in the downfall of the protagonist of a tragedy
  5. a construction in which one word is used in two different senses ("After he threw the ball, he threw a fit.")

4 True/False questions

  1. solecismnonstandard grammatical usage; a violation of grammatical rules


  2. epitheta 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").


  3. parablea familiar proverb or saying


  4. didactichaving the primary purpose of teaching or instructing