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Question 11.Which of the following statements about similes is FALSE?
Question 22.Which of the following is NOT an example of personification?
Part of becoming a better writer is being able to check your own writing for confusing words. Which of the following combinations of homophones should be used in the following sentence?
_____ boys walked _____ school today, and they walked home, _____.
Question 44.Saying the opposite of what you mean, sometimes for humorous effect, is an example of _____.
Question 55.All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others. This quote is an example of a(n) _____.
Question 66.Her mother is a monster is an example of a(n) _____.
Question 77.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 88.Which of the following is an example of an illusion?
Question 99.The misleading use of a word or a string of words, often using alternate meanings is called a(n) _____.
Question 1010.Which of the following is an example of personification?
Question 1111.How do allusions differ from other references?
Question 1212.Why might an author use objective narration?
Question 1313.How does a metaphor differ from a simile?
Question 1414.What element do sentences written in passive voice usually contain?
Question 1515.Which of the following sentences contains a mixed metaphor?
Question 1616.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 1717.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 1818.In The Story of an Hour, Louise's relief at learning that her husband has been killed in an accident is an example of _____.
Question 1919.Improve the following sentence by selecting one of the choices below. 'Denny loved certain funny jokes.'
Question 2020.Why are writers discouraged from using cliches?
Question 2121.Which of the following contains an example of an allusion?
Indicate the metaphor in the following passage:
I realized it was Creole who held them all back … Up there, keeping the beat with his whole body, wailing on the fiddle, with his eyes half closed, he was listening to everything, but he was listening to Sonny. He was having a dialogue with Sonny. He wanted Sonny to leave the shoreline and strike out for deep water. - excerpt from 'Sonny's Blues' by James Baldwin
Question 2323.Writers use metaphors for all of the following reasons EXCEPT:
Question 2424.The tragedy in Romeo and Juliet is an example of _____.
Question 2525.If you are trying to determine whether a sentence has been written in passive or active voice, what should you consider first?
Question 2626.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 2727.Consider the following sentence: I was jolted back to life by electrocuting myself with a car battery. Other than the fact you would not want to try it, how is this thought best expressed using an active voice?
Question 2828.How do dramatic irony and situational irony differ?
Question 2929.It had not occurred to Lydgate that he had been a subject of eager meditation to Rosamond... that inward repetition of looks, words, and phrases, which makes a large part in the lives of most girls... But Rosamond had registered every look and word... What type of narration is this example from?
Question 3030.Which of the following is NOT an element of good diction.
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