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5 Multiple choice questions

  1. repetition of an idea in a different word, phrase or sentence
    "But wait. There's more! If you order this fabulous product right now, we'll send you this free gift!"
    ...gifts are always free, dummy
  2. a figure of speech that uses substitution
    "Detroit is still hard at work on an SUV that runs on rain forest trees and panda blood."
    (Conan O'Brien)
    Conan uses rain forest trees and panda blood as figures which represent rare, very rare fuels which will damage the environment
  3. a harsh metaphor involving the use of a word beyond its strict sphere
    "The moon was full. The moon was so bloated it was about to tip over. Imagine awakening to find the moon flat on its face on the bathroom floor, like the late Elvis Presley, poisoned by banana splits. It was a moon that could stir wild passions in a moo cow."
    "The only hunger you should have is for power. The only thirst: for revenge." - Lex Luthor
  4. a generic name for a figure of speech such as image, symbol, simile, and metaphor
  5. a figure of speech which objects and animals are given human characteristics
    "Unseen, in the background, Fate was quietly slipping the stones into its boxing gloves."

5 True/False questions

  1. extended metaphora figure of speech that compares unlike objects; an implied comparison achieved through a figurative use of words; the word is used not in its literal sense, but in one analogous to it.
    "Love is but the licking of honey from thorns."
    "Life is a box of chocolates, you never know what you're going to get, and it doesn't last long for fat people."

          

  2. paradoxa figure of speech that compares unlike objects; an implied comparison achieved through a figurative use of words; the word is used not in its literal sense, but in one analogous to it.
    "Love is but the licking of honey from thorns."
    "Life is a box of chocolates, you never know what you're going to get, and it doesn't last long for fat people."

          

  3. Conceita generic name for a figure of speech such as image, symbol, simile, and metaphor

          

  4. synechdoche (form of metonymy)a figure of speech that uses substitution
    "Detroit is still hard at work on an SUV that runs on rain forest trees and panda blood."
    (Conan O'Brien)
    Conan uses rain forest trees and panda blood as figures which represent rare, very rare fuels which will damage the environment

          

  5. synesthesiaone kind of sensory stimulus evokes the subjective experience of another
    "We watched him unscrew the cap of his water bottle, bring the brim to his mouth, and tip back his head. We licked our lips and swallowed; our throats were cracked and dry. Watching him, we grew thirstier by the moment."

          

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