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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. oxymoron
  2. allusion
  3. red herring
  4. annotation
  5. moral
  1. a a comment or note added to a text; a commentary
  2. b the combination of two contradictory words or phrases for dramatic effect
  3. c a direct or an indirect reference (to an event, work of writing or art, myth); a casual mention
  4. d something that diverts attention from a central issue
  5. e a lesson expressed in a story

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a type of metaphor in which the part is used to represent the whole, the whole is used to represent the part, or the material of which something is made is used to represent the thing
  2. the placement of words, phrases, or sentences in a parallel structure to form a balanced contrast of ideas
  3. a 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
  4. a statement of the purpose of a piece of expository writing in one or more sentences
  5. intellectually surprising and amusing language, usually brief and pointed

5 True/False questions

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


  2. eponymlanguage, actions, or situations contrary to what is intended or expected


  3. symbolisma saying that describes a common observation or belief; a brief statement of a principle


  4. anaphoraa direct comparison of two unlike things to suggest a similarity, often in the form "X is Y"


  5. litoteslanguage, actions, or situations contrary to what is intended or expected