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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. litotes
  2. insipid tone
  3. synecdoche
  4. vibrant tone
  5. oxymoron
  1. a lively, energetic
  2. b dull, lifeless
  3. c using a part of something to represent the whole thing

    example: "look at those wheels!" (refering to the car)
  4. d understatement (opposite of hyperbole)
  5. e conjoining contradictory terms (as in 'deafening silence')

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the speaker, voice, or character assumed by the author of a piece of writing
  2. the placing next to a noun another noun or phrase that explains it.

    example: "John, my brother, is coming home."
  3. presenting as truth what is supposed to be proven in the arguement
  4. describes the way the elements of a piece of writing are joined together
  5. a writer tries to validate a point by saying "everyone else believes in this."

5 True/False questions

  1. Parenthesisinsertion of words or phrases.

    example: "He said it was going to rain (I could hardly disagree) before the game was over"
    example: "He said it was going to rain--I could hardly disagree--before the game was over"


  2. assonancethe speaker, voice, or character assumed by the author of a piece of writing


  3. logosunderstatement (opposite of hyperbole)


  4. anaphorarepitition of the same word(s) at the begining of a phrases or clauses

    example: "WE SHALL FIGHT on the beaches, WE SHALL FIGHT on the landing grounds, WE SHALL FIGHT in the fields."


  5. symbolconjoining contradictory terms (as in 'deafening silence')