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Question 11.That only the audience knows Louise's husband is not dead in The Story of an Hour is an example of _____.
Question 22.Saying the opposite of what you mean, sometimes for humorous effect, is an example of _____.
Question 33.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 44.Improve the following sentence by selecting one of the choices below. 'Denny loved certain funny jokes.'
Question 55.The way a word makes you feel, and its connection to other words you think of, is known as its _____.
Question 66.Which of the following is NOT an element of good diction.
Question 77.How do metaphors differ from similes?
Question 88.Her smile is as warm as a summer night is an example of a(n) _____.
Question 99.Why are epic similes sometimes called Homeric similes?
Question 1010.Which of the following is an example of an illusion?
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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 1111.Spot the allusion in the attached passage from Verses upon the burning of our House by Anne Bradstreet.
Question 1212.Which of the following contains an example of an allusion?
Question 1313.The misleading use of a word or a string of words, often using alternate meanings is called a(n) _____.
Question 1414.Why are writers discouraged from using cliches?
Question 1515.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 1616.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 1717.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 1818.Why might an author use objective narration?
Question 1919.Which of the following BEST explains a metaphor?
Question 2020.Which of the following sentences contains a mixed metaphor?
Question 2121.How does a metaphor differ from a simile?
Question 2222.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 2323.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 2424.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 2525.In John Bunyan's 'The Pilgrim's Progress' (1678), characters have names like Obstinate, Piety, Faithful and Hopeful as a way to _____.
Question 2626.Which of the following is an example of apostrophe?
Question 2727.Which of the following is NOT an example of personification?
Question 2828.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 2929.Why do mystery writers use red herrings?
Question 3030.What is the purpose of foreshadowing in literature?
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