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1 How Smart Are You? Test your knowledge of Rhetorical Devices of Repetition! Click here to test your rhetorical I.Q.

2 Questions Click on a number to go to that question Whats my I.Q.? My head hurt and my feet hurt and my heart hurt. The sentence above uses which rhetorical devices? A. Anaphora and anadiplosis B. Epistrophe and epanalepsis C.Anaphora and epistrophe D. Symploce and polysyndeton

3 Questions Click on a number to go to that question Whats my I.Q.? What device is used in this English proverb? A lie begets a lie. A. Anaphora B. Epistrophe C.Epanalepsis D.Anadiplosis

4 Questions Click on a number to go to that question Whats my I.Q.? What device is used in this line? We are born to sorrow, pass our time in sorrow, end our days in sorrow. A. Anaphora B. Epistrophe C. Epanalepsis D. Anadiplosis

5 Questions Click on a number to go to that question Whats my I.Q.? What device is used in these lines? The love of wicked men converts to fear, That fear to hate, and hate turns one or both To worthy danger and deserved death. Shakespeare, Richard II A. Anaphora B. Epistrophe C.Epanalepsis D.Anadiplosis

6 Questions Click on a number to go to that question Whats my I.Q.? What device is used in these lines? In books I find the dead as if they were alive; in books I foresee things to come; in books warlike affairs are set forth; from books come forth the laws of peace. --- Richard de Bury A. Anaphora B. Epistrophe C.Epanalepsis D.Anadiplosis

7 Questions Click on a number to go to that question Whats my I.Q.? D. Symploce and polysyndeton My head hurt and my feet hurt and my heart hurt. Anaphora + epistrophe = symploce (my at beginning of clauses) (hurt at end of clauses)

8 Questions Click on a number to go to that question Whats my I.Q.? C. Epanalepsis A lie begets a lie. The same words at beginning of sentence are repeated at the end of the sentence.

9 Questions Click on a number to go to that question Whats my I.Q.? C. Epistrophe We are born to sorrow, pass our time in sorrow, end our days in sorrow. A series of phrases end with the same word.

10 Questions Click on a number to go to that question Whats my I.Q.? D. Anadiplosis The love of wicked men converts to fear, That fear to hate, and hate turns one or both To worthy danger and deserved death. Shakespeare, Richard II A line begins with the last word of the previous line.

11 Questions Click on a number to go to that question Whats my I.Q.? A. Anaphora In books I find the dead as if they were alive; in books I foresee things to come; in books warlike affairs are set forth; from books come forth the laws of peace. --- Richard de Bury Repetition of same words at beginning of successive clauses.

12 Questions Click on a number to go to that question Whats my I.Q.? Your Rhetorical I.Q.* 4 correct answers: Youre a rhetorical genius! 3 correct answers: You show great rhetorical potential. 2 correct answers Your knowledge of rhetoric is lacking. 1 correct answers You should re-take the test. 0 correct answer You may need to check for a pulse. * The results of this test, if administered in a suitable testing environment under optimum testing conditions, yield scientifically valid results that have a small probability of error. Really.


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