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5 Matching questions

  1. Parallelism
  2. Hyperbole
  3. Euphemism
  4. Periodic Sentence
  5. Imagery
  1. a a sentence that is not grammatically correct before its
  2. b the arrangement of parts of a sentence, sentences, paragraphs, and larger units of composition that one element of with another is similarly developed and phrased
  3. c the use of language to convey sensory experience, most often through the creation of pictorial images through figurative language
  4. d is a figure of speech in which conscious exaggeration is used without the intent of literal persuasion
  5. e from the Greek word meaning to speak well of: the substitutions of an inoffensive, indirect, or agreeable expression for a word or phrase perceived as socially
    unacceptable or unnecessarily harsh

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a rhetorical device reiterating a word or phrase, or rewording the same idea, to secure emphasis
  2. the use of words outside their literal or usual meanings, used to add freshness and suggest associations and comparisons that create effective
    images: includes elements of speech such as hyperbole, irony, metaphor, personification, and
  3. In politics, harmful situations are sometimes plated in the media as philanthropic endeavors. Instead of labeling the war on Iraq as "Murdering an Evil Leader" or "The War on Iraq", President Bush's "spin doctors" have coined the title, "Operation Iraqi Freedom"
  4. a sentence that contains two or more independent clauses and at least one subordinate clause
  5. a method of sorting, grouping, collecting, and analyzing things based on features shared by all members of the group.

5 True/False questions

  1. Expositionis a method of specifying the basic nature of any phenomenon, idea, or things.


  2. Symbolis the author's characteristic manner of expression


  3. antecedentthe word to which a pronoun refers (whose place it takes)


  4. Point of Viewfigure of speech in which someone (usually absent) is directly addressed


  5. Litotesa form of understatement in which a thing is affirmed by stating the negative of its opposite