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Twelfth Grade (Grade 12) Figurative Language Questions

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Grade 12 Figurative Language
Irony occurs when the
  1. events play out the way the reader expects.
  2. events of a situation provide information.
  3. author's words state one thing but imply the opposite.
  4. author flashes back in time to a previous event.
Grade 12 Figurative Language
A term like BITTER SWEET is an example of a(n):
  1. mondegreen
  2. malapropism
  3. oxymoron
  4. onomatopoeia
Grade 12 Figurative Language
Grade 12 Figurative Language
Grade 12 Poetic Devices
What is a stanza or poem of four lines called?
  1. quarter
  2. quartet
  3. quatrain
  4. octet
  5. sextet
Grade 12 Figurative Language
Calling a video log a vlog is an example of a(n):
  1. acronym
  2. malapropism
  3. portmanteau
  4. spoonerism
Grade 12 Figurative Language
Which choice refers to word order and sentence structure?
  1. syntax
  2. diction
  3. connotation
  4. annotation
  5. consonance
Grade 12 Poetic Devices
What is the most common type of meter in the English language?
  1. iambic pentameter
  2. heptameter
  3. hexameter
  4. iamb
  5. meter
Grade 12 Figurative Language CCSS: CCRA.R.4, RL.11-12.4

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Grade 12 Poetic Devices
A line of poetry that has five metrical feet.
  1. octameter
  2. hexameter
  3. heptameter
  4. tetrameter
  5. pentameter
Grade 12 Poetic Devices
A single metrical line of poetry, or poetry in general.
  1. quatrain
  2. verse
  3. prose
  4. refrain
  5. antithesis
Grade 12 Figurative Language
Grade 12 Figurative Language
Grade 12 Figurative Language
Verbal irony can be presented as:
  1. sarcasm
  2. overstatement
  3. understatement
  4. all of the above
Grade 12 Poetic Devices
These are metrical units that move from stressed to unstressed syllables.
  1. hexameter
  2. heptameter
  3. iambic pentameter
  4. falling meter
  5. feminine rhythm
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