Paronomasia: Definition & Examples

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Paronomasia is originally derived from what ancient language?

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1. The term paronomasia is also known by what much shorter name?

2. When a mother asks her complaining child 'Would you like some cheese with that whine?' she is employing what type of paronomasia?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Review what you've learned on paronomasia and its different forms with this quiz/worksheet combo. Topics to keep in mind for the quiz are the different types of word relations the origins of the word paronomasia.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz/worksheet will assess your understanding of:

  • Different types of paronomasia
  • The short word for paronomasia
  • Word relations
  • The origins of paronomasia

Skills Practiced

In addition to strengthening your grasp of key concepts, this tool allows you to practice:

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of paronomasia
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as types of paronomasia and word relations
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the etymology of paronomasia

Additional Learning

To learn more about paronomasia and its uses in education, refer to the lesson Paronomasia: Definition & Examples. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Define paronomasia and understand its origins
  • Identify the word relations involved in paronomasia
  • Learn about the different forms of paronomasia
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