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5 Matching questions

  1. Deductive
  2. False analogy
  3. Predicate adjective
  4. Epistrophe
  5. Subordinate Conjunction
  1. a Ending of a series of lines, phrases, etc with the same word or words. "This government of the people, by the people, and for the people shall not perish from this earth."
  2. b Adjective that follows a linking verb and modifies the subject of the sentence "the gigantic whirlpool was INKY black"
  3. c Makes an independent clause into a dependent clause. (because, since, which, if, when, although)
  4. d 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.
  5. e Using claims to or premises to make a conclusion. Includes accepting the implied premise.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Either/or fallacy aka the fallacy of the excluded middle. "There are only two options in gun control: when guns are outlawed, only outlaws will have guns."
  2. Creates an exaggeration by showing restraint. The opposite of a hyperbole
  3. Rules of grammar that define a passage
  4. Argument that distracts the reader by raising irrelevant issues. Too many suspects in a murder mystery
  5. Unite variety of sources to achieve a common end. Combination of memory, commentary, and discussion to argue a point.

5 True/False questions

  1. IronyWords used to express something other than and often the opposite of the literal meaning. Verbal-contrast between what is said and what is meant. Situational-contrast between what happens and what was expected. Dramatic-contrast between what the character thinks and what the reader knows.


  2. EtymologyTwo words that create a sense of opposition. "bubbly heaviness"


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


  4. Poisoning the wellIntroducing a character or person suggesting that he is not at all reliable before the listener knows anything about him.


  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