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AP Lang & Comp Terms. Batch #5 (Review Game Version). #1. Identify the literary term/device: The perspective that a narrative takes toward the events it describes. Answer #1. Point of view. #2. Identify the literary device being used:

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AP Lang & Comp Terms

Batch #5

(Review Game Version)


#1

Identify the literary term/device:

The perspective that a narrative takes toward the events it describes.


Answer #1

Point of view


#2

Identify the literary device being used:

The chairs of the English departments at Harvard, Cambridge, and Oxford all agree that Shakespeare was almost certainly the author of the plays that bear his name.


Answer #2

Expert opinion

The citation of accredited authorities in support of an argument


#3

Identify the literary term/device:

The misplacement of a person, occurrence, custom, or idea in time; also sometimes refers to an individual or thing that is incorrectly placed in time.


Answer #3

Anachronism


#4

Identify the literary term/device:

The moment of greatest intensity in a text, or the major turning point in the plot.


Answer #4

climax


#5

Identify the literary term/device:

A cleansing or purification of one’s emotions through art.


Answer #5

catharsis


#6

Identify the literary term/device:

Ideas, facts, or allegations spread to persuade others to support one’s cause or to go against the opposing cause.


Answer #6

propaganda


#7

Identify the literary device being used:

“I came to bury Caesar, not to praise him.”

(Shakespeare, Julius Caesar, 3.2.71)


Answer #7

Antithesis

The contrasting of ideas by the use of parallel structure in phrases or clauses


#8

Identify the literary term/device:

A humorous and often satirical imitation of the style or particular work of another author.


Answer #8

parody


#9

Identify the literary device being used:

The crown carries many responsibilities.


Answer #9

Metonymy

A figure of speech in which something is referred to by one of its attributes.


#10

Identify the literary term/device:

In writing, a practice or principle (such as a rule of spelling, grammar, or usage), that is accepted as true or correct.


Answer #10

Convention


#11

Identify the literary term/device:

A narrative in which literal meaning corresponds directly with symbolic meaning.


Answer #11

Allegory


#12

Identify the literary term/device:

A word or idea that can be understood in multiple ways; frequently refers to the condition of being obscure or difficult to understand.


Answer #12

Ambiguity


#13

Identify the literary device being used:

“Barber, baby, bubbles, and a bumblebee”

(Dr. Seuss, Dr. Seuss’s ABC: An Amazing Book)


Answer #13

Alliteration

The repetition of similar sounds, usually consonants, at the beginning of words.


#14

Identify the literary term/device:

In an argument, a person cited because his or her opinion carries special weight or credibility.


Answer #14

Authority


#15

Identify the literary term/device:

Any composition not written in verse


Answer #15

Prose


#16

Identify the literary term/device:

A yearning for the past or for some condition or state of existence that cannot be recovered.


Answer #16

Nostalgia


#17

Identify the literary device being used:

It’s nothing. I’m just bleeding to death is all.


Answer #17

Litotes

Deliberate understatement, in which an idea or opinion is often affirmed by negating its opposite.


#18

Identify the literary device being used:

I’ve told you this a million times already.


Answer #18

Hyperbole

Excessive overstatement or conscious exaggeration of fact.


#19

Identify the literary term/device:

A style in which the narrator reports neutrally on the outward behavior of the characters but offers no interpretation of their actions or their inner states.


Answer #19

Third person objective point of view

(objective narration)


#20

Identify the literary term/device:

A work that exposes to ridicule the shortcomings of individuals, institutions, or society, often to make a political point.


Answer #20

satire


#21

Identify the literary term/device:

Specific word choice used in a piece of writing, often chosen for effect but also for correctness and clarity.


Answer #21

diction


#22

Examples of this literary device:

Same difference

Jumbo shrimp

Soft rock


Answer #22

Oxymoron

The association of two contradictory terms


#23

Identify the literary term/device:

The location of a narrative in time and space; helps to create mood or atmosphere.


Answer #23

Setting


#24

Identify the literary term/device:

An extraordinary use of language to achieve a certain effect on an audience. Some examples are chiasmus, parallelism, rhetorical question, and synecdoche.


Answer #24

Rhetorical device


#25

Identify the literary term/device:

In the context of writing and literature, this term refers to the reading public or to a specific group of intended readers.


Answer #25

Audience


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