General Reading Questions
Rhetorical Square
Literary Devices
Rhetorical Triangle
Connotation/Denotation
100

The actions and events that make up a story 

What is plot

100

What was the tone of MLKs "I have a Dream" Speech

What is inspirational 

100

This is a comparison using like or as.

She is as sweet as sugar

What is a simile 

100

Is the following statement using ethos, pathos or logos?


"The veterinarian has recommended that we get a German Shepherd because that breed will be the perfect match for our active lifestyle." 

Ethos

100

What is denotation?

The literal meaning or definition of a word

200

The peak of the action in a story is called what?

What is Climax

200

What is purpose?

Why the author is writing the piece

200

What Literary Device is being shown here with the word we: 

"We close the divide because we know to put our future first, we must first put our differences aside." 

 

What is repetition 

200

Is the following statement using ethos, pathos or logos?

I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.  

Pathos

200

What is connotation?

The feeling a word evokes by the way it is used in a sentence. Words can have a positive, negative, or neutral connotation 

300

The main idea or meaning that the author is trying to explore in a novel

What is theme

300

Who was the audience for MLKs "Letter from a Birmingham Jail"

MLKs fellow Clergyman

300

This quote is showing is using what literary device:

"Almost 2800 years ago Moses set out to lead the children of Israel from the slavery of Egypt..." 

 What is allusion

300

Is the following statement using ethos, pathos or logos?

Three out of four dentists recommend this toothpaste.

Logos

300

What is the connotation of poverty in the following sentence:

Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness 

Positive

400

What was a main theme in Catcher in the Rye

Alienation

Loss of Innocence 

The pain that come with growing into adulthood  

400

The attitudes and emotions of the narrator

What is voice

400

What literary device is used in this sentence:

The snow is a white blanket covering the earth.

What is a metaphor

400

Is the following statement using ethos, pathos or logos?

Your family deserves the best. Your family deserves Hellman's mayonnaise. 

Pathos

400

What is the connotation of the word blue in this sentence:

I was feeling blue after my friend had to leave. 


Negative

500

Why did Athol Fugard write "Master Harold...and the boys"

He was commenting on his experiences growing up under the apartheid in South Africa  

500

What is the argument presented in the letter from the clergymen to MLK?

They do not approve of demonstrations and want to fight for civil rights through the courts. 

500

What is parallelism? 

a similar structure of word endings or clusters of words:

They both wore black hats. They both walked crooked. They both are each other’s best friend. 

OR  The repetition of I have a dream in Mr. Martin Luther King's speech

500

As a doctor, I can tell you eating a balanced diet and exercising will let you live a long life. 

Ethos

500

What is the connotation of the word dog in this sentence:

That man is such a dog. 

Negative

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