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5 Matching questions

  1. Comic Relief
  2. Anecdote
  3. Juxtaposition
  4. Idiom
  5. Epiphet
  1. a An expression peculiar to a particular language that means something different from the literal meaning of the words.
  2. b Humorous speeches and incidents in the course of the serious action of a tragedy; frequently comic relief widens and enriches the tragic significance of the work.
  3. c 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.
  4. d placing two elements side by side to present a comparison or contrast
  5. e adj or other descriptive phrase regularly used to characterize a person, place, or thing

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the repetition of words or phrases at the beginning of consecutive lines or sentences
  2. refers to a grammatical or structural similarity between sentences or parts of a sentence.
  3. emotional purgation/cleansing
  4. Excessive pride
  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. Non sequiturfeelings of excessive pride (not hubris)


  2. Antithesisemotional purgation/cleansing


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


  4. ThemeA 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.