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Raise up thy thoughts above the sky/That dunghill mists away may fly./Thou hast a house on high erect/Fram'd by that mighty Architect,/With glory richly furnished/Stands permanent, though this be fled.
Question 11.Spot the allusion in the attached passage from Verses upon the burning of our House by Anne Bradstreet.
Question 22.'Twinkle, twinkle, little star, / How I wonder what you are' is an example of _____.
Question 33.In a book you are reading, a new character is introduced. On the day of her arrival, a bad storm threatens the town. Later in the story, this character causes a lot of trouble. What literary device is being used in this story?
Question 44.The tragedy in Romeo and Juliet is an example of _____.
Question 55.Having difficulty getting a job because you don't have work experience, but not being able to get work experience without a previous job is an example of a(n) _____.
Question 66.What changes, if any, should be made to the following sentence to make it active voice? The winning home run was hit by the worst player on the team.
Question 77.All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others. This quote is an example of a(n) _____.
Question 88.What changes, if any, should be made to the following sentence to make it active voice? If you liked it, then you should have put a ring on it.
Question 99.How do metaphors differ from similes?
Question 1010.Why are writers discouraged from using cliches?
Question 1111.Writers use metaphors for all of the following reasons EXCEPT:
Question 1212.Why do mystery writers use red herrings?
Question 1313.Which of the following is NOT an element of good diction.
Question 1414.Her mother is a monster is an example of a(n) _____.
Question 1515.A story begins at a wedding with a bride (Marie) and groom (Tony) saying their vows. After they say, ''I do,'' the account flashes back to a boy named Tony meeting a girl named Marie on the first day of kindergarten. The narrative proceeds from there. What literary device is being used in this story?
If the following sentence is passive, make it active by choosing the most fitting answer below. If it's active, choose 'No change.'
The terrorist cell will be handled by Mr. Bond.
Question 1717.How does a metaphor differ from a simile?
Question 1818.It's really ironical, because I'm six foot two and a half and I have gray hair. I really do. The one side of my head - the right side - is full of millions of gray hairs. I've had them ever since I was a kid. This quote from 'The Catcher in the Rye' is an example of what kind of narration?
Question 1919.Her smile is as warm as a summer night is an example of a(n) _____.
Question 2020.Which of the following is NOT an example of personification?
Question 2121.In John Bunyan's 'The Pilgrim's Progress' (1678), characters have names like Obstinate, Piety, Faithful and Hopeful as a way to _____.
Question 2222.Why might an author use objective narration?
Question 2323.Which of the following sentences has the best diction for achieving a serious tone? Select one.
How would you best describe the tone of the sentence that follows?
When she smiled, the room lit up, and everyone was merry; when she scowled, everyone ran for the corners.
Question 2525.Saying the opposite of what you mean, sometimes for humorous effect, is an example of _____.
Question 2626.How do dramatic irony and situational irony differ?
Question 2727.The misleading use of a word or a string of words, often using alternate meanings is called a(n) _____.
Question 2828.Why are epic similes sometimes called Homeric similes?
Question 2929.Harry caught sight of Seamus's eye and Seamus winked. This quote from 'Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone' is an example of what kind of narration?
Question 3030.How do allusions differ from other references?
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