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Rhetorical Terms

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Quiz:
1. A short memorable statement to illustrate a commonly held belief.
A) Anaphora
B) Aphorism
C) Asyndeton
D) Antithesis

2. The regular repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive phrases.
A) Aphorism
B) Anaphora
C) Asyndeton
D) Antithesis

3. %22I came, I saw, I conquered%22
A) Epistrophe
B) Juxtaposition
C) Anaphora
D) Asyndeton

4. The repetition of a phrase at the end of succesive sentences.
A) Epistrophe
B) Anaphora
C) Chiasmus
D) Asyndeton

5. The comparison of two unlike objects connected with terms like or as.
A) Metaphor
B) Simile
C) Parallel Structure
D) Cliché

6. Comparison of two unlike objects.
A) Simile
B) Antithesis
C) Metaphor
D) Juxtaposition

7. Talking around a subject or word.
A) Malapropism
B) Bombast
C) Zeugma
D) Circumlocution

8. Abutting two things to create an effect, reveal an attitude, or accomplish some other purpose.
A) Malapropism
B) Juxtaposition
C) Antithesis
D) Chiasmus

9. People who use _______ are usually show-offs.
A) Colloquial
B) Pedantic
C) Bombast
D) Chiasmus

10. %22The girl used a fire *distinguisher* to put out the fire.%22
A) Colloquial
B) Circumlocution
C) Loose Sentence
D) Malapropism

11. An overused expression.
A) Colloquial
B) Cliché
C) Bombast
D) Aphorism

12. %22Do you want some pop?%22
A) Cliché
B) Anaphora
C) Colloquial
D) Malapropism

13. %22To err is human, to forgive divine.%22
A) Colloquial
B) Asyndeton
C) Antithesis
D) Chiasmus

14. %22He thinks I am a fool. A fool, perhaps I am.%22
A) Circumlocution
B) Chiasmus
C) Epistrophe
D) Cliché

15. A sentence structure in which the same word, usually an adjective or verb, is applied to more than one noun without being repeated.
A) Chiasmus
B) Periodic Sentence
C) Loose Sentence
D) Zeugma

16. %22The child ran, frenzied and ignoring all hazards, as if being chased by demons.%22
A) Loose Sentence
B) Epistrophe
C) Periodic Senctence
D) Anaphora

17. %22The child, who looked as if she were being chased by demons, frenzied and ignoring all hazards, ran.%22
A) Loose Sentence
B) Run-on Sentence
C) Periodic Sentence
D) Chiasmus

18. The Catcher in the Rye is an example of a __________.
A) Cliché
B) Metaphor
C) Bildungsroman
D) Aphorism

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