Rhetorical Devices

26 Questions  I  By Laryonda on January 21, 2009
This is a quiz using the rhetorical devices. The object is to show that one has mastered basic mastery of the rhetoric devices.

  

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1.  Which of the options below has the following definiton: giving an unliving or unhumane thing human characteristics.
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2.  Which of  the following options below has the follwing definition: to make a strong comparison using like or as
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3.   which of  the following options below has the follwing definition: to make a point by exaggerating
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4.  Which of  the following options below has the follwing definition: using one word to govern two parts of a sentence instead of one
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5.  Which of  the following options below has the follwing definition: the technique or skill of persuading through your choice of words
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6.  Which of  the following options below has the follwing definition: a specific kind of understatement that uses the negative
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7.  Which of  the following options below has the follwing definition: using word or phrase pattern that are similar to create emphasis
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8.  Which of  the following options below has the follwing definition: a statement that seems impossible because it means the opposite but has an element of truth                             
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9.  Which of  the following options below has the follwing definition: when a part of something is to represent the whole
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10.  Which of  the following options below has the follwing definition: using the same word of phrase or sentence over and over again
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11.  Which of  the following options below has the follwing definition: a similarity between like features of two things of which a comparison can be based
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12.  Which of  the following options below has the follwing definition: to illustrate an idea or feeling by description
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13.  Which of  the following options below has the follwing definition: - talking to someone who is not there, dead, or human
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14.  Which of  the following options below has the follwing definition: a question asked to make a point, not because you really want an anser
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15.  Which of  the following options below has the follwing definition: an abusive attack
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16.  Which of  the following options below has the follwing definition: when a word or phrase can be used as a substitute for another because they are closely related                              
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17.  Which of  the following options below has the follwing definition: to give authority to  an idea by making an association with something the reader knows                               
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18.  Which of  the following options below has the follwing definition: saying one thing and meaning another verbal, situational, dramatic
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19.  Which of  the following options below has the follwing definition: repeating the initial phrase at the beginning of a sentence
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20.  Which of  the following options below has the follwing definition:  one makes fun and the other criticizes by copying a style
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21.  Which of  the following options below has the follwing definition: a statement that is not strong enough to express good, bad, or impressive something really is  
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22.  Which of  the following options below has the follwing definition: an implied comparison between two unlike things
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23.  Which of  the following options below has the follwing definition: to call attention to something by creating a big contrast
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24.  Which of  the following options below has the follwing definition: using several words near each other that starts with the same sound
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25.  Which of  the following options below has the follwing definition: a story told in order to give an example, make something real or more
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26.  Which of  the following options below has the follwing definition:
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