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AP Lang & Comp Terms Batch #2 (Review Game Version)
#1 Identify the device being used: “Life’s but a walking shadow, a poor player / That struts and frets his hour upon the stage.” (Shakespeare, Macbeth, 5.5.24-25)
Answer #1 Metaphor The comparison of unlike things without the use of like or as
#2 Identify the literary device/term: Greek for “wisdom” or “reason”; in the context of rhetoric, refers to the process of persuading by means of logic and reason, as opposed to style, authority, or emotion.
#10 Identify the device being used: The detectives don’t follow the same rules as the uniforms.
Answer #10 Metonymy A figure of speech in which something is referred to by one of its attributes.
#11 Identify the literary device/term: A figure of speech in which a word pr short phrase is omitted, but easily understood from the context; also the marks (…) that indicates the omission of a word or phrase.
#12 The following are examples: –Wise fool –New antiques –Hot ice
Answer #12 Oxymoron The association of two contradictory terms.
#13 Identify the literary device/term: One of the types of literature, such as short stories, poetry, drama, and novels, or one of the categories within those types, such as romance, science fiction, mystery, and melodrama.
#19 Identify the device being used: In Sophocles’ Oedipus Rex, Oedipus vows to discover his father’s murderer, not knowing, as the audience does, that he himself is the murderer.
Answer #19 Dramatic irony (also called tragic irony) A technique in which the author lets the reader in on a character’s situation while the character remains in the dark; thus the character’s words and actions carry a significance that he or she is not aware of.
#20 Identify the device being used: “My Life has stood—a Loaded Gun—” (Emily Dickinson, untitled poem)
Answer #20 Metaphor The comparison of unlike things without the use of like or as
#21 Identify the device being used: “We shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills.” (Winston S. Churchill, “We Shall Fight on the Beaches”)
Answer #21 Anaphora Repeated use of a word or phrase at the START of successive phrases or sentences for effect (Not, oh look! All the sentences begin with “the”!)
#22 Identify the device being used: One thousand sails pursued Paris when he fled with Helen of Troy.
Answer #22 Synecdoche A figure of speech in which a part of an entity is used to refer to the whole (The SHIPS went after Helen, not just the sails of the ships)
#23 Identify the device being used: In Nathaniel Hawthorne’s story “The Minister’s Black Veil,” the black veil worn by one of the characters represents the sins that members of his Puritan community are hiding.
Answer #23 Symbol A concrete object that is made to represent something abstract.
#24 Identify the device being used: “As Caesar loved me, I weep for him. As he was fortunate, I rejoice at it. As he was valiant, I honor him. But as he was ambitious, I slew him.” (Shakespeare, Julius Caesar, 3.2.23-25)
Answer #24 Anaphora Repeated use of a word or phrase at the START of successive phrases or sentences for effect
#25 Identify the literary device/term: The main character around whom a story revolves.
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