5 Written questions
5 Multiple choice questions
- characterized by an excessive display of learning or scholarship
- a sermon, or moralistic lecture
- he mistaken substitution of one word for another word that sounds similar ("The doctor wrote a subscription").
- excessive pride or arrogance that results in the downfall of the protagonist of a tragedy
- a variety of speech characterized by its own particular grammar or pronunciation, often associated with a particular geographical region
4 True/False questions
solecism → nonstandard grammatical usage; a violation of grammatical rules
maxim → a concise statement, often offering advice; an adage
parable → a simple story that illustrates a moral or religious lesson
bathos → a 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").