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5 Matching questions

  1. Antithesis
  2. Assonance
  3. Deduction
  4. Imagery
  5. Consonance
  1. a Rpetition of vowel sounds or "internal rhyme".
  2. b The process of moving from a general rule to a specific example.
  3. c The presentation of two contrasting images.
  4. d The repetition of consonants (or consonant patterns) especially at the ends of words, but also in the middle.
  5. e Language that appeals to the senses - auditory, tactile, olfactory, gustatory, kinesthetic, organic.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Refers to language that describes concepts rather than concrete images.
  2. Any word or phrase applied to a person or thing to describe an actual or attributed quality. For example, "Grey eyed Athena" (Homer).
  3. A fanciful expression, usually in the form of an extended metaphor or surprising analogy between seemingly dissimilar objects.
  4. Pacing two elements side by side to present a comparison or contrast. Realted to syntax, in addition to figurative language.
  5. 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 True/False questions

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


  2. MetonymyA metaphor in which one word or phrase is substituted for another with which it is closely associated. For example, "crown" for "royalty".


  3. Indirect metaphorA comparison made directly using the word "is" ; for example: Life is a river.


  4. AllusionA reference contained in a work.


  5. AlliterationThe repetition of initial consonant sounds, such as "Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers."