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5 Matching questions

  1. Ferdinand de Saussure
  2. iambic
  3. dramatic poetry
  4. trochaic
  5. allusion
  1. a stressed, unstressed /ˇ
  2. b Thought of language as a structured system of elements, a self-contained whole. In this system, the place of each element is defined by the way in which it relates to other elements.
  3. c poetry in which characters are revealed through dialogue, monologue, and description.
  4. d unstressed, stressed ˇ/
  5. e a reference to a well-known person, place, or situation from history or from art,, music, or another work of literature--for example, the characters Adam, Aron, and Cal in Steinbeck's East of Eden as a reference to Adam, Abel, and Cain in Genesis.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a form of Japanese poetry
    Ex. the 1st and 3rd lines have five syllables and the 2nd, 4th, and 5th have seven syllables
  2. a figure of speech that uses exaggeration for emphasis.
  3. Mid - late 20th century, return to strict form, response to free verse
  4. the act of producing nonstandard forms by way of false anology - usually done with 'I' vs. 'me.' - this is done by adults - not children just learning the language; seeing the wrong form as correct because it seems correct
  5. unstressed, unstressed, stressed ˇˇ/

5 True/False questions

  1. archetypea symbol, image, plot pattern, or character type that occurs often in literature, such as the hero on a dangerous quest.


  2. condescensionthe suggested or implied meaning associated with a word beyond its dictionary definitions. They can be positive, neutral, or negative.


  3. Rationalism17th- 18th century held that all truths, especially religious ones, were accessible and comprehensible through pure
    human reason; reason was in itself a source of knowledge superior to and independent of sense


  4. borrowingTaking words from other languages and incorporating them into your own. sushi


  5. faulty reasoningReasoning formed based on either untrue or misunderstood ideas.