5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Ad hominem argument
- Cumulative sentence
- a Any writing that is not poetry.
- b an argument attacking an individual's character rather than his or her position on an issue.
- c A brief recounting of a relevant episode. Anecdotes are often inserted into fictional or non-fictional texts as a way of developing a point or injecting humor.
- d a sentence in which the main independent clause is elaborated by the successive addition of modifying clauses or phrases
- e A writer's attitude toward his or her subject matter revealed through diction, figurative language, and organization of the sentence and global levels.
5 Multiple choice questions
- A seemingly contradictory statement or situation which is actually true. This rhetorical device is often used for emphasis or simply to attract attention.
- emotional purgation/cleansing
- Humorous speeches and incidents in the course of the serious action of a tragedy; frequently comic relief widens and enriches the tragic significance of the work.
- The appearance of truth, actuality, or reality; what seems to be true in fiction.
- When the reader is aware of an inconsistency between a fictional or non-fictional character's perception of a situation and the truth of that situation.
5 True/False questions
Euphemism → The use of a word or phrase that is less direct, but that is also less distasteful or less offensive than another. e.g. "He is at rest" instead of "He is dead."
Theme → A writer's attitude toward his or her subject matter revealed through diction, figurative language, and organization of the sentence and global levels.
Suspense → The uncertainty or anxiety that a reader feels about what will happen next in a story, novel, or drama.
Deductive reasoning → reasoning in which a conclusion is reached by stating a general principle and then applying that principle to a specific case
Hubris → Excessive pride