Evaluating Rhetorical Devices in Writing


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Rhetoric is communication that ____.

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1. Which of the following is a category of rhetorical devices?

2. Which of the following is a deliberate overstatement or exaggeration?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The aim of this quiz/worksheet is to help you gauge your awareness of rhetoric, rhetorical devices, exaggeration, repetition, and mirrored imagery.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To expand upon the above, you will be quizzed on:

  • What rhetoric is
  • Categories of rhetorical devices
  • The name of a deliberate overstatement/exaggeration in writing
  • Repetition of sounds at the front of words
  • What it's called when writers split sentences up for mirrored language

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about rhetorical devices
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the use of rhetoric and properly interpret it
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as the different types of rhetorical devices

Additional Learning

Go ahead and watch our lesson, Evaluating Rhetorical Devices in Writing. Material covered in this lesson will address quiz topics, as well as provide further information such as:

  • The necessity of rhetorical devices
  • Rhetoric of words, sounds, and sentences
  • Figures of speech
  • Examples of rhetoric