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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Verisimilitude
  2. Polysyndeton
  3. Circular reasoning
  4. Theme
  5. Deductive reasoning
  1. a The appearance of truth, actuality, or reality; what seems to be true in fiction.
  2. b Reasoning that ends and begins in the same place. No evidence is offered
  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 reasoning in which a conclusion is reached by stating a general principle and then applying that principle to a specific case
  5. e 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.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A balancing of two opposite or contrasting words, phrases, or clauses.
  2. needless repetition of an idea by using different but equivalent words; a redundancy
  3. emotional purgation/cleansing
  4. Interruption in the present action of a plot to show events that happened at an earlier time.
  5. the repetition of words or phrases at the beginning of consecutive lines or sentences

5 True/False questions

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


  2. InversionAn expression peculiar to a particular language that means something different from the literal meaning of the words.


  3. Non sequiturfeelings of excessive pride (not hubris)


  4. SuspenseAny writing that is not poetry.


  5. Perepetiaa turn of fate that leaves the tragic figure destitute