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Rhetorical Figures in Spanish Literature Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Mira el frío hielo y el ardiente fuego (Look at the cold ice and the burning fire). What rhetorical figure is this?

Question 2 2. Pedro para para almorzar (Pedro stays to eat). What rhetorical figure is this?

Question 3 3. The rhetorical figure that consists of putting together seemingly contradictory ideas is called _____.

Question 4 4. Oigo con mis ojos a los muertos (I hear with my eyes the dead). What rhetorical figure is this?

Question 5 5. The rhetorical figure that eliminates conjunctions is called _____.

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Question 6 6. What rhetorical figure is this? Ábreme la puerta, blanca // ábreme la puerta, niña (Open the door for me, fair lady// open the door for me, girl).

Question 7 7. What rhetorical figure is this? ¡Oh virtuosa, magnífica guerra! (O virtuous, magnificent war!).

Question 8 8. If instead of using the word guerra (war), we might say conflicto armado (armed conflict). What rhetorical figure are we using?

Question 9 9. The rhetorical figure that consists in accumulating words in an orderly manner is called _____.

Question 10 10. The rhetorical figure that consists of altering the logical order of words is called _____.

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Question 11 11.

What is the rhetorical figure in this verse?


La luna en el mar riela // y en la lona gime el viento (The moon in the shimmering sea / and in the sails moans the wind).

Question 12 12.

What is the rhetorical figure in this phrase?


Tiene un corazón tan grande que no le cabe en el pecho. (He has a heart so big that it does not fit in his chest).

Question 13 13.

What is the rhetorical figure in this text?


El reloj arrinconado con su tic-tic olvidado (The cornered clock with its forgotten tic-tic).

Question 14 14.

What is the rhetorical figure in this text?


La rutina es un esqueleto fósil cuyas piezas resisten a la carcoma de los siglos. (Routine is a fossil skeleton whose pieces resist the termite of centuries).

Question 15 15.

What is the rhetorical figure in this verse?


Bajo el ala aleve del leve abanico (Under the perfidious wing of its light fan).

Rhetorical Figures in Spanish Literature Chapter Exam Instructions

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