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5 Matching questions

  1. Prose
  2. Symbol
  3. Style
  4. Epiphet
  5. Non sequitur
  1. 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.
  2. b a statement that does not follow logically from evidence
  3. 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.
  4. d Any writing that is not poetry.
  5. e adj or other descriptive phrase regularly used to characterize a person, place, or thing

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A balancing of two opposite or contrasting words, phrases, or clauses.
  2. a sentence in which the main independent clause is elaborated by the successive addition of modifying clauses or phrases
  3. an argument attacking an individual's character rather than his or her position on an issue.
  4. needless repetition of an idea by using different but equivalent words; a redundancy
  5. 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

  1. Circular reasoningreasoning in which a conclusion is reached by stating a general principle and then applying that principle to a specific case


  2. Flashbackthe repetition of words or phrases at the beginning of consecutive lines or sentences


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


  4. Rhetorical ShiftThe part of the story or drama where all the problems or mysteries of the plot are unraveled.


  5. Resolutiona turn of fate that leaves the tragic figure destitute