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5 Matching questions

  1. Prose
  2. Deductive reasoning
  3. Polysyndeton
  4. Dramatic Irony
  5. False analogy
  1. a 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.
  2. b When two cases are not sufficiently parallel to lead readers to accept a claim of connection between them.
  3. c reasoning in which a conclusion is reached by stating a general principle and then applying that principle to a specific case
  4. d Any writing that is not poetry.
  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 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.
  2. 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.
  3. An expression peculiar to a particular language that means something different from the literal meaning of the words.
  4. A major character's moment of realization or awareness.
  5. a turn of fate that leaves the tragic figure destitute

5 True/False questions

  1. Resolutiona deliberate omission of conjunctions in a series of related clauses; it speeds the pace of the sentence.

          

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

          

  3. Circular reasoningReasoning that ends and begins in the same place. No evidence is offered

          

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

          

  5. 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."

          

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