Irony
Figurative Language
Credible Sources
Mystery
100

What is irony?

A perception of inconsistency, sometimes humorous, in which the significance and understanding of a statement or event is changed by its context.

100

What is Personification 

a figure of speech in which an object, abstract idea, or animal is given human characteristics.

100

Is Wikipedia credible source 

No

100

What is Repetition

repeating of a word or phrase for stylistic effect.

200

What is dramatic irony 

The audience or reader knows more about a character’s situation than the character does and knows that the character’s understanding is incorrect.

200

What is a simile?

a comparison between two different things using either like or as.

200

what is a primary source

A primary source is an original object or document 

200

What is Foreshadowing

the use of hints or clues in a story to suggest what action is to come; foreshadowing is frequently used to create interest and build suspense.

300

What is structural irony 

the use of a naïve hero, whose incorrect perceptions differ from the reader’s correct ones.

300

What is a metaphor?

a comparison of two things that are basically dissimilar in which one is described in terms of the other.

300

What are reliable ."blank"

.gov and .edu

300

What is Imagery 

the use of words to evoke impressions and meanings that are more than just the basic, accepted definitions of the words themselves.

400

What is verbal irony 

a discrepancy between what is said and what is really meant

400

What is a hyperbole?

exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken literally.

400

Your writing a paper about 'plastic waste usage in 2021, is "Plastic waste in 1999" a good source

No

400

What is Satire

using humor to expose something or someone to ridicule;

500

The fire department burned down 

Situational irony

500

This coffee shop is an icebox!

Metaphor

500

How do you spot fake news?

Check sources, check date, overall execution of source (grammar, text, spelling)

500

What is a Paradox  

A statement that is self-contradictory on its surface, yet makes a point through the juxtaposition of the ideas and words within the paradox.

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