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5 Matching questions

  1. Oxymoron
  2. Ellipsis
  3. Anastrophe
  4. Polysyndeton
  5. Anaphora
  1. a The reversal of natural order of words in a sentence. "The poisoned apple she ate to her gave cramps of a serious nature."
  2. b consecutive coordinating conjunctions when they are not needed, "He was overwhelmed, as if by a tsunami, and by the fishes, and by the seaweed, and by the salt spray from the heavens."
  3. c three dots indicating words have been left out. The engine revved...
  4. d Repetition of word or phrase at beginning of lines, sentences, etc. "I will fight..., I will fight..."
  5. e Two words that create a sense of opposition. "bubbly heaviness"

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. AKA post hoc ergo propter hoc/ false cause. "Every time you turn on the game on television, the team loses. Therefore you're the cause of the losses." SUPERSTITIONS
  2. Omission of conjunctions from a series of related clauses. "All the orcs ate food, broke the dishes, trashed the hall, beat the dogs to the shower."
  3. an appeal to emotion
  4. Own vocabulary or pattern of speech for a particular group
  5. Makes an independent clause into a dependent clause. (because, since, which, if, when, although)

5 True/False questions

  1. anadiplosisObservation or claim that is opposition of author's original claim. If we argue for drilling of wells, the antithesis is diverting water from river.

          

  2. Periodic SentenceAn independent clause followed by all sorts of debris. "She wore yellow ribbon that matched the shingles of the house, which were painted last year, just before he left for the war."

          

  3. False dilemmaArgument using an inappropriate metaphor. To help understand one thing in an argument we compare it to something else that is not at all relevant.

          

  4. Red HerringArgument that distracts the reader by raising irrelevant issues. Too many suspects in a murder mystery

          

  5. ConnotationOmission of conjunctions from a series of related clauses. "All the orcs ate food, broke the dishes, trashed the hall, beat the dogs to the shower."