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Diction

Quiz by Samera Zeideia

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  • Q1
    What is diction?
    Choice of setting
    Placement of characters
    Choice of words or phrases
    The definition of a word
    30s
  • Q2
    Why might an author or speaker use diction?
    to clearly convey thoughts
    improve the quality of the writing or speech
    All of the above
    to draw more emotion
    30s
  • Q3
    What is an example of diction we learned today?
    Standard
    Conative
    All of the above
    Formal
    30s
  • Q4
    How is diction used in "A Cab Driver's Daughter"?
    For fun
    To create the tone of the passage
    To blame her parents for her unhappiness
    To question her decisions
    30s
  • Q5
    How might a speaker or author use diction?
    Using certain words or language to manipulate the text
    Using words that don't have too much depth to simplify it
    Not putting effort into writing
    30s
  • Q6
    How may diction advance your writing?
    Making the text more relatable
    Keeping the writing simple
    Creating depth to a story
    It does not advance writing
    30s
  • Q7
    When can diction be used?
    When creating fairness
    When trying to intensify a story
    When trying to make the reading easy enough for anyone
    30s
  • Q8
    Why is diction an important element to develop a story?
    Can be used to create feeling and interest among readers
    to create foreshadowing
    to create symbolism
    none of the above
    30s
  • Q9
    How can diction help us in everyday situations?
    to strengthen knowledge of anatomy
    can be used to persuade other people to your ideas
    to understand another language
    to speak to 3 year olds
    30s
  • Q10
    How can we indicate if diction is being used?
    the words are delicately chosen
    none of the above
    30s

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