Rhetorical Strategies Quiz

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Also referred to as rhetorical modes or techniques, rhetoric strategies help a writer organize evidence, connect facts into a sequence, and provide clusters of information necessary for conveying a purpose or an argument. Test what you know.


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  • 1. 
    A relationship between two unlike terms. ex: Scene is to Movie as Chapter is to Book
    • A. 

      Assonance

    • B. 

      Analogy

    • C. 

      Juxtaposition

  • 2. 
    The repetition of similar vowel sounds in a sequence of nearby words. ex: I sing and let it ring leaving a sting.
    • A. 

      Assonance

    • B. 

      Refrain

    • C. 

      Alliteration

  • 3. 
    A pattern of sound that includes the repetition of consonant sounds Ex: Peter Piper picked a pepper.
    • A. 

      Alliteration

    • B. 

      Assonance

    • C. 

      Connotation

  • 4. 
    A short story told informally. Ex: Joy Luck Club (Turtle Story)
    • A. 

      Allusion

    • B. 

      Motif

    • C. 

      Anecdote

  • 5. 
    Speech or writing that abuses or denounces against a person, cause, idea, or system.
    • A. 

      Ad hominem

    • B. 

      Invective

    • C. 

      Euphemism

  • 6. 
    Exact repetition of words of phrases at the beginning of successive lines. Ex: "As Caesar loved me, I weep for him. As he was fortunate, I rejoice at it. As he was valiant..."
    • A. 

      Refrain

    • B. 

      Syllogism

    • C. 

      Anaphora

  • 7. 
    Figure of speech in which a word, usually an adjective or verb, is applied to 2 nouns. Ex: "weeping eyes and hearts."
    • A. 

      Zeugma

    • B. 

      Juxtaposition

    • C. 

      Hyperbole

  • 8. 
    Repetition of a word or group of words at the end of successive phrases, clauses, verses, or sentences. Ex: They saw no evil, heard no evil, and they spoke no evil.
    • A. 

      Anaphora

    • B. 

      Refrain

    • C. 

      Epistrophe