Question types

Start with

Question limit

of 38 available terms

Advertisement Upgrade to remove ads
Print test

5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Mood
  2. Verisimilitude
  3. Polysyndeton
  4. Inversion
  5. Hubris
  1. a The appearance of truth, actuality, or reality; what seems to be true in fiction.
  2. 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.
  3. c constructing a sentence so the predicate comes before the subject. This creates an emphatic or rhythmic effect.
  4. 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.
  5. e Excessive pride

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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."
  2. 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.
  3. refers to a grammatical or structural similarity between sentences or parts of a sentence.
  4. adj or other descriptive phrase regularly used to characterize a person, place, or thing
  5. A change from one tone, attitude, etc. Look for key words like but, however, even though, although, yet, etc.

5 True/False questions

  1. Cumulative sentencea sentence in which the main independent clause is elaborated by the successive addition of modifying clauses or phrases


  2. Ad hominem argumentan argument attacking an individual's character rather than his or her position on an issue.


  3. SuspenseThe uncertainty or anxiety that a reader feels about what will happen next in a story, novel, or drama.


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


  5. PerepetiaAny writing that is not poetry.


Create Set