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Can You Get A 5 On This AP English Exam?

Is that a simile or metaphor?

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  1. Which rhetorical device is defined below?<br>"An indirect reference to famous events or characters from history, literature, or mythology"<br><br>
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    Allegory
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    Imagery
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    Euphemism
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    Allusion
  2. Which best describes the rhetorical device&nbsp;"apostrophe"?<br>
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    Repetition of similar vowel sounds
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    Address to the dead as though they were living; to the inanimate as if animate; to the absent as if present
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    Repetition of consonant sounds; not limited to the first letter of words
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    Deliberate omission of words implied by context
  3. Which best describes the poetic form&nbsp;"Ode"?<br>
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    A couplet consisting of two rhymed lines of iambic pentamenter and written as to express aphoristic wit
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    A formal poem presenting &nbsp;three stages of loss. First, there is a lament, where the speaker expresses grief and sorrow, then praise and admiration of the idealized dead, and finally consolation&nbsp;
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    Solely exalts the subject (no lamentation —opposite of elegy)
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    Poems or other works that idealize rural life and landscapes
  4. Which definition corresponds to the term&nbsp;"moribund"?<br>
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    (adj.) dying, on the way out, nearly obsolete
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    (adj.) sluggish, weary, apathetic
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    (adj.) limp, not firm; lacking vigor or effectiveness
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    (adj.) characterized by sadness; mournful, dismal
  5. Which best describes the phrase "pulp fiction"?<br>
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    Novels written for mass consumption, often emphasizing exciting and titillating plots
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    A short novel or long short story
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    A piece of writing that reveals weaknesses, faults, frailties, or other shortcomings
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    Language that conveys a speaker's attitude or opinion with regard to a particular subject
  6. Which narrative technique is described below?<br><br>"A scene that interrupts present action to depict earlier event"<br><br>
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    Foreshadowing
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    Stream of consciousness
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    Flashback
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    Parallel scenes
  7. Which term is defined below?<br><br>"From the Greek for 'reckoning together,' a deductive system of formal logic that presents two premises that inevitably lead to a sound conclusion."<br><br><br>
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    Synecdoche
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    Syllogism
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    Ad Hominem
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    Inductive Reasoning
  8. Which best defines the term "non sequitur"?<br>
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    A short and amusing or interesting story about a real incident or person
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    A form of understatement in which the negative of the contrary is used to achieve emphasis or intensity.
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    A forceful and bitter verbal attack against someone or something
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    A statement or idea that fails to follow logically from the one before
  9. Which oft-referenced &nbsp;<br>biblical figure does this sentence describe?<br><br>"The wife of Ahab (a king of Israel), notorious for her evil and vicious actions."<br>
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    Mary Magdalene
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    Lazarus
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    Jezebel
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    Delilah
  10. Which literary device is described below?<br><br>"Repetition of a vowel sound within two or more words in close proximity"<br><br>
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    Alliteration
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    Diatribe
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    Pantoum
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    Assonance
 
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