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5 Matching questions

  1. Abstract
  2. Indirect metaphor
  3. Concrete
  4. Simile
  5. Juxtaposition
  1. a A comparison that is not overt or direct. For example: The river of life.
  2. b A comparison using like or as.
  3. c Refers to language that describes concepts rather than concrete images.
  4. d Pacing two elements side by side to present a comparison or contrast. Realted to syntax, in addition to figurative language.
  5. e Words describe things that exist and can be experienced through the senses. Abstractions and figurative langauge are rendered understandable and specific through concrete examples.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The process of moving from a general rule to a specific example.
  2. A reference contained in a work.
  3. A recurring theme, subject or idea.
  4. A fanciful expression, usually in the form of an extended metaphor or surprising analogy between seemingly dissimilar objects.
  5. Language that appeals to the senses - auditory, tactile, olfactory, gustatory, kinesthetic, organic.

5 True/False questions

  1. CacophonyHarsh and discordant sounds in a line or passage in a literary work.


  2. Direct MetaphorA comparison made directly using the word "is" ; for example: Life is a river.


  3. EpithetA comparison using like or as.


  4. DefinitionThe process of moving from a general rule to a specific example.


  5. AntithesisThe presentation of two contrasting images.