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5 Matching questions

  1. hyperbole
  2. alliteration
  3. antonomasia
  4. metonymy
  5. prose
  1. a an extravagant exaggeration
  2. b fiction and nonfiction written in ordinary language (as opposed to poetry)
  3. c the repetition of the same sounds at the beginning of words in a group
  4. d the substitution of a common word or phrase for a proper name; the use of a proper name associated with a particular quality to describe a person or group
  5. e the use of the name of one thing or idea to describe another related thing or idea; often, a single characteristic or attribute is used to refer to a more complex entity

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a saying that describes a common observation or belief; a brief statement of a principle
  2. a comment or note added to a text; a commentary
  3. a play on words, suggesting different meanings of either the same word or phrase or sounds or phrases that sound alike
  4. a linguistic study of the meaning, development, and connotations of words individually and in relation to other words; the interpretation of the meaning of words
  5. the use of verbal irony, usually in a harsh or mocking manner, for negative or destructive purposes,

5 True/False questions

  1. wita play on words, suggesting different meanings of either the same word or phrase or sounds or phrases that sound alike

          

  2. assonancethe repetition of similar vowel sounds in a group of words

          

  3. similea sermon; a serious, moralizing lecture; an inspirational cliche

          

  4. conceitintellectually surprising and amusing language, usually brief and pointed

          

  5. straw mana logical fallacy in which an opponent's position is restated so that it is easier to attack; after the attack, the restated position is attributed to the opponent