Mini Rhetoric Review

10 Questions

Rhetoric Quizzes & Trivia

Prep for Katy High Eng 1 Midterm

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Repetition of introductory words or phrases for effect
  • 2. 
    A short, entertaining story of some happening; usually personal
  • 3. 
    Opposition or contrast emphasized by parallel structure
  • 4. 
    Fallacy in which a citation of information is solicited from someone with special knowledge on a subject for the purpose of strengthening an argument; weakens the argument if it is the sole point
  • 5. 
    Form of reasoning that begins with a generalization, then applied for specific cases
  • 6. 
    The use of a word or phrase that is less direct, but that is also less distasteful or less offensive than another
  • 7. 
    Contradictory terms/ideas combined
  • 8. 
    Use of ridicule, sarcasm, and irony; usually used to expose vices or abuses
  • 9. 
    Words used for others; ex: D.C. for the U.S. government
  • 10. 
    Use of certain sense terms for another sense; ex: his pale voice (pale for sight, voice)