Rhetorical Analysis Ap Exam Review

Question 1 of 21

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What is an aphorism?

Select one of the following:

  • The repetition of a word or phrase

  • Conjunctions

  • A thought written in a literal and memorable manner (Often times it includes sarcasm or witt)

Question 2 of 21

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Which is an oxymoron?

Select one of the following:

  • That’s awfully good

  • That's deliciously tasty

Question 3 of 21

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An allusion is a reference to what?

Select one of the following:

  • A person

  • Literary work

  • An event

  • All of the above

Question 4 of 21

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Which is an example of an irony?

Select one of the following:

  • A police officer who gets pulled over for reckless driving

  • An orange is orange

  • The tree is green

  • I laughed at the funny joke

Question 5 of 21

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A paradox is - A statement or proposition that, despite sound or reasoning from acceptable premises, leads to a conclusion that seems senseless, logically unacceptable, or self-contradictory.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 6 of 21

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This is an example of a hyperbole - It was so cold I saw polar bears wearing jackets

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 7 of 21

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An example and definition for analogy

Select one or more of the following:

  • Life is like a box of chocolates

  • Fish are like animals that swim

  • A comparison between two things

  • A comparison between two things that are often very different

Question 8 of 21

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What is this an example of - Never let a Fool Kiss You or a Kiss Fool You

Select one of the following:

  • Irony

  • Chiasmus

  • Repitition

  • Parallelism

Question 9 of 21

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An allusion is a reference to what?

Select one of the following:

  • A person

  • Literary work

  • An event

  • All of the above

Question 10 of 21

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What is the definition of repetition?

Select one of the following:

  • A literary device that repeats the same words or phrases a few times to make an idea clearer

  • The use of components in a sentence that are grammatically the same; or similar in their construction, sound, meaning or meter

  • Giving human characteristic to inanimate objects. EX: The clock begged to be noticed, ticking vigorously with every second

  • All of the above

Question 11 of 21

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Sally sells sea shells by the sea shore, is an example of what?

Select one of the following:

  • A person

  • Literary work

  • An event

  • All of the above

Question 12 of 21

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Two words being placed together that are opposite in effect. Often used to show contrast - This is juxtaposition

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 13 of 21

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This is an example of anaphora - If you want to sell a goat, you must have a goat to sell. If you want to buy a goat, you must find someone who has a goat to sell. If you don't want to sell a goat, don't sell your goat

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 14 of 21

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The use of components in a sentence that are grammatically the same; or similar in their construction, sound, meaning or meter

Select one of the following:

  • Anaphora

  • Parallelism

  • Repetition

Question 15 of 21

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Definition and example of imagery

Select one or more of the following:

  • The lightning cracked and the raindrops raced their way to the ground, leaving flowers in a pool of rain

  • Visually descriptive figurative language

  • Describes things in a general manner

  • There were some flowers

Question 16 of 21

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This is the definition of asyndeton - The omission or absence of a conjunction between parts of a sentence

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 17 of 21

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Which is an example of a polysyndeton?

Select one of the following:

  • She like many fruits, but strawberries were her favorite

  • Green beans are good and so are carrots, but pizza isn't

  • She liked bananas but not apples

  • None of these options are polysyndetons

  • She liked apples and bananas and strawberries and raspberries and especially watermelon

Question 18 of 21

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Giving human characteristic to inanimate objects is the definition of what device?

Select one of the following:

  • Asyndeton

  • Personification

  • Anaphora

  • Irony

Question 19 of 21

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A rhetorical purpose seeks to persuade an audience and manipulate the way that audience thinks about the given subject

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 20 of 21

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The rhetorical situation is the context of a rhetorical event that consists of an issue, an audience, and a set of constraints

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 21 of 21

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A rhetorical device uses words in a certain way to convey meaning or to persuade. It can also be a technique to evoke an emotion on the part of the reader or audience

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False
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