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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. litotes
  2. oxymoron
  3. onomatopoeia
  4. hyperbole
  5. syllogism
  1. a a three part deductive argument in which a conclusion is based on a major premise and a minor premise

    "All men are mortal; Socrates is a man; Therefore, Socrates is mortal."
  2. b exxageration
  3. c using words that imitate the sound they denote. (BOOM, CRACK, BANG)
  4. d conjoining contradictory terms (as in 'deafening silence')
  5. e understatement (opposite of hyperbole)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a complex sentence in which the main clause comes first and the subordinate clause follows.

    example: "A car hit him, just as he bent over to tie his shoelace."
  2. the juxtaposition of contrasting words or ideas to give a feeling of balance.

    example: "We seperate but at the same time we unite as one"
  3. lively, energetic
  4. expressing courtesy, respect, admiration, or praise
  5. similarity of structure in a pair or series of related words, phrases, or clauses

    example: "He tried to make the law clear, precise and equitable."

5 True/False questions

  1. sentimental tonesappy; emotional


  2. antecedentthe word, phrase, or clause to which a pronoun refers.

    example: "The CAR he wanted to buy was a green ONE"


  3. Begging the questionpresenting as truth what is supposed to be proven in the arguement


  4. Non SequiturThe conclusion is not a logical result of the facts.


  5. post hocemotional appeal