5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Ad hominem argument
- Dramatic Irony
- a Interruption in the present action of a plot to show events that happened at an earlier time.
- b emotional purgation/cleansing
- c 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.
- d an argument attacking an individual's character rather than his or her position on an issue.
- e 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."
5 Multiple choice questions
- The part of the story or drama where all the problems or mysteries of the plot are unraveled.
- Reasoning that ends and begins in the same place. No evidence is offered
- the repetition of words or phrases at the beginning of consecutive lines or sentences
- a turn of fate that leaves the tragic figure destitute
- A seemingly contradictory statement or situation which is actually true. This rhetorical device is often used for emphasis or simply to attract attention.
5 True/False questions
Rhetorical Shift → A change from one tone, attitude, etc. Look for key words like but, however, even though, although, yet, etc.
Parallelism → refers to a grammatical or structural similarity between sentences or parts of a sentence.
Asyndeton → 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.
Antithesis → A balancing of two opposite or contrasting words, phrases, or clauses.
Epiphet → A major character's moment of realization or awareness.