NAME

Question types


Start with


Question limit

of 38 available terms

Advertisement Upgrade to remove ads
Print test

5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Ad hominem argument
  2. Anecdote
  3. Tone
  4. Cumulative sentence
  5. Prose
  1. a Any writing that is not poetry.
  2. b an argument attacking an individual's character rather than his or her position on an issue.
  3. 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.
  4. d a sentence in which the main independent clause is elaborated by the successive addition of modifying clauses or phrases
  5. 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

  1. A seemingly contradictory statement or situation which is actually true. This rhetorical device is often used for emphasis or simply to attract attention.
  2. emotional purgation/cleansing
  3. 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.
  4. The appearance of truth, actuality, or reality; what seems to be true in fiction.
  5. 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

  1. EuphemismThe 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. ThemeA writer's attitude toward his or her subject matter revealed through diction, figurative language, and organization of the sentence and global levels.

          

  3. SuspenseThe uncertainty or anxiety that a reader feels about what will happen next in a story, novel, or drama.

          

  4. Deductive reasoningreasoning in which a conclusion is reached by stating a general principle and then applying that principle to a specific case

          

  5. HubrisExcessive pride