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AP Lit figurative language game (period 7)

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  • Q1
    A formal, often ceremonious lyric poem that addresses and often celebrates a person, place, thing, or idea. Its stanza forms vary.
    Trope
    Sonnet
    Ode
    Katharsis
    30s
  • Q2
    Referring to "bubbly" as champagne or "suits" as business people is an example of
    Imagery
    Metonomy
    Synecdoche
    Metaphor
    30s
  • Q3
    A natural aptitude for using words and ideas in a quick and inventive way or A biting and often insightful form of humor
    Satire
    Sarcasm
    Wit
    Humor
    30s
  • Q4
    When your boss says he has, "let you go." Your girlfriend says, "you should be friends." Raymond Sintes "keeps a mistress." These are examples of:
    Imagery
    Wit
    Hyperbole
    Euphemism
    30s
  • Q5
    The Namesake and The Secret Life of Bees fall into this literary genre:
    Bildungsroman
    Tragicomedy
    Historical Fiction
    Magical Realism
    30s
  • Q6
    From Rime of the Ancient Mariner "The furrow followed free," is an example of:
    Rhyme
    pentameter
    Free verse
    Alliteration
    30s
  • Q7
    The use of humor, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule to expose and criticize people's stupidity or vices, particularly in the context of contemporary politics and other topical issues. (Making fun of people and their opinions). Is an example of:
    Satire
    Anastrophe
    Bildungsroman
    Zoomorphism
    30s
  • Q8
    Repetition of similar-sounding words, occurring at the end of lines in poems or songs
    Consonance
    Rhyme
    Alliteration
    Assonance
    30s
  • Q9
    The repetition of the first part of a sentence in order to achieve an artistic effect and emphasize a point.
    Syllogism
    Anaphora
    Anastrophe
    Trope
    30s
  • Q10
    Special words or expressions that are used by a particular profession or group and are difficult for others to understand.
    Wit
    Colloquialism
    Slang
    Jargon
    30s
  • Q11
    "Wall Street prefers lower taxes," the New York City street that was the original home of the New York Stock Exchange stands in for the entire American financial industry is an example of:
    Synecdoche
    Trope
    Metonymy
    Metaphor
    30s
  • Q12
    A poetic device that serves as a linguistic pattern for the verses and gives poetry a rhythmic and melodious sound:
    Rhyme
    Enjambment
    Lyric poetry
    Meter
    30s
  • Q13
    In poetry Moving over from one line to another without a terminating punctuation mark A phrase or clause that continues onto the next line in a poem The running on from one couplet or line to the next without a major pause or syntactical break
    Rhyme
    Meter
    Enjambment
    Free verse
    30s
  • Q14
    A chronological misplacing of persons, events, objects, or customs in regard to each other:
    denouement
    Anachronism
    Anastrophe
    Juxtaposition
    30s
  • Q15
    Allegory Irony Metaphor Synecdoche Personification Simile Are all examples of:
    Syllogism
    Trope
    Satire
    Genre
    30s

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