5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a The appearance of truth, actuality, or reality; what seems to be true in fiction.
- b An atmosphere created by a writer's word choice (diction) and the details selected. Syntax is also a determiner of mood because sentence strength, length, and complexity affect pacing.
- c constructing a sentence so the predicate comes before the subject. This creates an emphatic or rhythmic effect.
- d the deliberate use of many conjunctions for special emphasis - to highlight quantity or mass of detail or to create a flowing continuous sentence pattern. It slows the pace of the sentence.
- e Excessive pride
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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."
- The choices in diction, tone, and syntax that a writer makes. In combination they create a work's manner of expression. Style is thought to be conscious and unconscious and may be altered to suit specific occasions. Style is often habitual and evolves over time.
- refers to a grammatical or structural similarity between sentences or parts of a sentence.
- adj or other descriptive phrase regularly used to characterize a person, place, or thing
- A change from one tone, attitude, etc. Look for key words like but, however, even though, although, yet, etc.
5 True/False questions
Cumulative sentence → a sentence in which the main independent clause is elaborated by the successive addition of modifying clauses or phrases
Ad hominem argument → an argument attacking an individual's character rather than his or her position on an issue.
Suspense → The uncertainty or anxiety that a reader feels about what will happen next in a story, novel, or drama.
Tautology → A writer's attitude toward his or her subject matter revealed through diction, figurative language, and organization of the sentence and global levels.
Perepetia → Any writing that is not poetry.