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5 Matching questions

  1. anadiplosis
  2. Argument from ignorance
  3. Gerund
  4. Understatement
  5. Pathos
  1. a Creates an exaggeration by showing restraint. The opposite of a hyperbole
  2. b the last word of the clause begins the next clause. Ex "The Furies pursued the men. The men.."
  3. c Arguing something is true because its never been proven false. There are no aliens, etc.
  4. d A verb ending in -ing that serves as a noun
  5. e an appeal to emotion

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Makes an independent clause into a dependent clause. (because, since, which, if, when, although)
  2. An 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. "it does not follow" Argument by misdirection and is logically irrelevant
  4. 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."
  5. The reversal of natural order of words in a sentence. "The poisoned apple she ate to her gave cramps of a serious nature."

5 True/False questions

  1. EtymologyStudy of origin of words and historical uses

          

  2. Slippery Slope (domino Theory)noun or pronoun that uses a linking verb to unit, describe, or rename the noun. "The silly dwarf is a squirrel"

          

  3. Predicate adjectiveAdjective that follows a linking verb and modifies the subject of the sentence "the gigantic whirlpool was INKY black"

          

  4. DeductiveNoun phrase that modifies noun next to it. "The dragon, a large creature with glittering scales, bit.."

          

  5. Predicate NominativeAdjective that follows a linking verb and modifies the subject of the sentence "the gigantic whirlpool was INKY black"