5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Non sequitur
- a A thing, event, or person that represents or stands for some idea or event. Symbols also simultaneously retain their own literal meanings. A figure of speech in which a concrete object is used to stand for an abstract idea, e.g., the cross for Christianity.
- b a statement that does not follow logically from evidence
- c 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.
- d Any writing that is not poetry.
- e adj or other descriptive phrase regularly used to characterize a person, place, or thing
5 Multiple choice questions
- A balancing of two opposite or contrasting words, phrases, or clauses.
- a sentence in which the main independent clause is elaborated by the successive addition of modifying clauses or phrases
- an argument attacking an individual's character rather than his or her position on an issue.
- needless repetition of an idea by using different but equivalent words; a redundancy
- 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.
5 True/False questions
Circular reasoning → reasoning in which a conclusion is reached by stating a general principle and then applying that principle to a specific case
Flashback → the repetition of words or phrases at the beginning of consecutive lines or sentences
Conceit → A writer's attitude toward his or her subject matter revealed through diction, figurative language, and organization of the sentence and global levels.
Rhetorical Shift → The part of the story or drama where all the problems or mysteries of the plot are unraveled.
Resolution → a turn of fate that leaves the tragic figure destitute