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5 Matching questions

  1. Prose
  2. Verisimilitude
  3. Epiphany
  4. paradox
  5. Theme
  1. a The appearance of truth, actuality, or reality; what seems to be true in fiction.
  2. b A seemingly contradictory statement or situation which is actually true. This rhetorical device is often used for emphasis or simply to attract attention.
  3. c The central idea or ideas of a work of fiction or nonfiction, revealed and developed in the course of a story or explored through argument.
  4. d A major character's moment of realization or awareness.
  5. e Any writing that is not poetry.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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."
  2. An expression peculiar to a particular language that means something different from the literal meaning of the words.
  3. The uncertainty or anxiety that a reader feels about what will happen next in a story, novel, or drama.
  4. adj or other descriptive phrase regularly used to characterize a person, place, or thing
  5. placing two elements side by side to present a comparison or contrast

5 True/False questions

  1. Anaphorathe repetition of words or phrases at the beginning of consecutive lines or sentences


  2. Deductive reasoningReasoning that ends and begins in the same place. No evidence is offered


  3. Tautologyneedless repetition of an idea by using different but equivalent words; a redundancy


  4. Catharsisemotional purgation/cleansing


  5. HubrisExcessive pride