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Question 1 1. Which of the following is NOT a euphemism for a bathroom?
Question 2 2. Which of the following contains an example of an allusion?
Question 3 3. Which of the following is an example of auditory imagery from the poem Metaphors by Sylvia Plath?
Question 4 4. In Kate Chopin's novel The Awakening, a caged parrot and mockingbird, a pigeon house, and a broken-winged bird are all symbols representing _____.
Question 5 5. 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 6 6. In a murder mystery, the main character loves the color red. She wears something red as part of her attire every day, and the story mentions items in her home decor that are also red. This character turns out to be the victim in this mystery. In literary terms, what does the inclusion of all the red items in this story represent?
Question 7 7. Which of the following does NOT describe a theme?
Question 8 8. Identify the synecdoche or metonym in this sentence: While the suits in Congress debate and Wall Street asks for another bailout, America waits for good news.
Question 9 9. Which of the following is NOT a motif from Sense and Sensibility?
Question 10 10. 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?
Question 11 11. How do we distinguish consonance from assonance?
Question 12 12. Which of the following is an example of an illusion?
Question 13 13. 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 14 14. Which of the following is an example of personification?
Given Agassi's position and world-class quickness, Federer had to send that ball down a two-inch pipe of space in order to pass him, which he did, moving backwards, with no setup time and none of his weight behind the shot. It was impossible. It was like something out of The Matrix. I don't know what-all sounds were involved, but my spouse says she hurried in and there was popcorn all over the couch and I was down on one knee and my eyeballs looked like novelty-shop eyeballs.