Rhetorical Devices in the Oral Tradition - Quiz & Worksheet


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Tongue-twisters are an example of which of these?

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1. If I were to ask you a question to lead you down a specific line of reasoning, which of these would I be using?

2. Which best describes tempo?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

We're going to quiz you primarily on subjects that have to do with tempo, tongue-twisters, and the art of language.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

We're going to examine you on subjects dealing with:

  • The art of using language to lure an audience into a story
  • What tongue-twisters exemplify
  • A question that leads one to reason a certain way
  • The idea of tempo

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding language arts
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine the phrase, 'I know what you're thinking,' in a different way
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of tempo to describe its effectiveness in speaking

Additional Learning

If you'd like to learn more about these specific topics, we'll oblige you with our accompanying video lesson, Rhetorical Devices in the Oral Tradition. With this lesson, you'll learn more about:

  • What rhetoric is
  • Tempo and metaphor
  • The way a rhetor directs attention