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1 AP Lang & Comp Terms Batch #3 (Review Game Version)

2 #1 Identify the device being used: “I came, I saw, I conquered.” (Attributed to Julius Caesar)

3 Answer #1 Asyndeton The omission of coordinating conjunctions, such as in a series.

4 #2 Identify the literary device/term: A character who illuminates the qualities of another character by means of contrast.

5 Answer #2 foil

6 #3 Identify the device being used: Want to take a ride in my new wheels?

7 Answer #3 Synecdoche A figure of speech in which a PART of an entity is used to refer to the whole.

8 #4 Identify the device being used: “My Love Is Like a Red, Red Rose” (title of a poem by Robert Burns)

9 Answer #4 Simile A comparison of two unlike things through the use of like or as

10 #5 Identify the device being used: A cruel wind

11 Answer #5 Personification/pathetic fallacy The attribution of human feeling or motivation to a nonhuman object, esp. an object found in nature.

12 #6 Identify the device being used: In the stories of Nathaniel Hawthorne, characters, objects, and events often symbolize moral qualities.

13 Answer #6 Allegory A narrative in which literal meaning corresponds directly with symbolic meaning in an allegory, each elements symbolizes something else.

14 #7 Identify the device being used: Appointing a Wall Street insider to direct the Securities and Exchange Commission is like telling a fox to guard the henhouse.

15 Answer #7 Analogy A comparison based on a specific similarity between things that are otherwise unlike, or inference that if two things are alike in some ways, they will be alike in others. Often analogies draw a comparison between something abstract and something more concrete or easier to visualize.

16 #8 Identify the literary device/term: A fundamental and universal idea explored in a literary work.

17 Answer #8 theme

18 #9 Identify the literary device/term: The way the words in a piece of writing are put together to form lines, phrases, or clauses; the basic structure of a piece of writing.

19 Answer #9 syntax

20 #10 Identify the device being used: “[F]or there is only one thing in the world worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about.” (Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray)

21 Answer #10 Aphorism A concise expression of insight or wisdom.

22 #11 Identify the device being used: He is not unfriendly.

23 Answer #11 Litotes Deliberate understatement, in which an idea or opinion is often affirmed by negating its opposite.

24 #12 Identify the device being used: “Not that I loved Caesar less, but that I loved Rome more.” (Shakespeare, Julius Caesar, )

25 Answer #12 Antithesis The contrasting of ideas by the use of parallel structure in phrases and clauses.

26 #13 Identify the device being used: “The vanity of others offends our taste only when it offends our vanity.” (Friedrich Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil)

27 Answer #13 Aphorism A concise expression of insight or wisdom.

28 #14 Identify the device being used: “Be one of the few, the proud, the Marines.” (Marine Corps advertisement)

29 Answer #14 Asyndeton The omission of coordinating conjunctions, such as in a series.

30 #15 Identify the device being used: “Those who are faithful know only the trivial side of love; it is the faithless who know love’s tragedies.” (Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray)

31 Answer #15 Paradox A statement that seems absurd or even contradictory but that often expresses a deeper truth.

32 #16 Identify the device being used: Referring to business people as “suits”

33 Answer #16 Metonymy A figure of speech in which something is referred to by one of its attributes.

34 #17 Identify the device being used: Romeo loves Juliet and Juliet, Romeo.

35 Answer #17 Ellipsis A figure of speech in which a word or short phrase is omitted but easily understood from the context.

36 #18 Identify the device being used: Firefighters are usually brave and friendly. Jim Potter is a firefighter. So, he is probably brave and friendly.

37 Answer #18 Deductive reasoning Reasoning in which one derives a specific conclusion from something generally or universally understood to be true.

38 #19 Identify the literary device/term: A literary style in which the narrator tells the story from his/her own point of view and refers to him/herself as I.

39 Answer #19 First-person point of view

40 #20 Identify the device being used: They had a great thirst for viewing new paintings.

41 Answer #20 Synaesthesia The use of one kind of sensory experience to describe another.

42 #21 Identify the literary device/term: The point of view through which a subject or its parts are mentally perceived.

43 Answer #21 perspective

44 #22 Identify the literary device/term: The use of objects, characters, figures, or colors to represent abstract ideas or concepts. (Have different meanings in different contexts)

45 Answer #22 Symbolism

46 #23 Identify the literary device/term: Focusing on the explicit meaning of words only, and not dealing with context, connotation, figurative language, or other elements that add deeper shades of meaning to a text.

47 Answer #23 Literal

48 #24 Identify the literary device/term: The process of proving something wrong by argument or evidence.

49 Answer #24 Refutation

50 #25 Identify the device being used: Turn over a new leaf.

51 Answer #25 Cliché An expression that has been used so frequently, it has lost its expressive power.


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