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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Parallelism
  2. Participle
  3. False analogy
  4. Loose sentence
  5. anadiplosis
  1. a the last word of the clause begins the next clause. Ex "The Furies pursued the men. The men.."
  2. b Argument using an inappropriate metaphor. To help understand one thing in an argument we compare it to something else that is not at all relevant.
  3. c A verb that is used as an adjective and ends in -ing or -ed.
  4. d Rhythm of repetition that includes parallel sets of sentences or parallel clauses. "We will fight them in the forests, and fight them in the hills, and in the villages of the dell."
  5. e 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."

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Making one idea more dramatic by placing it next to its opposite. "My goodness is often chastened by my sense of sin"
  2. Unite variety of sources to achieve a common end. Combination of memory, commentary, and discussion to argue a point.
  3. an appeal to emotion
  4. One word is mistakenly substituted for another that sounds similar. "He is the very pineapple of politeness"
  5. formal term of verb that conveys meaning or carries action "the fair maiden AWAKENED"

5 True/False questions

  1. AppositiveDirect address to someone not present. Nearly always pathos. "O eloquent, just, and mighty Death!"


  2. AsyndetonOmission 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. EtymologyStudy of origin of words and historical uses


  4. Rhetorical shiftsimilar to chiasmus. "common sense is not so common", "The demon descended in a crowd toward a village now afraid of the demon"


  5. Cause and effectAKA 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


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