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100

What is word choice?

Diction

100

What is it when something is out of time or place?

Anachronism

100

What is an educated guess, interpretation based on knowledge and experience?

Inference

100

What is a stereotypical character?

Archetype

100

What is the use of hints and clues to suggest what will happen later in a plot?

Foreshadowing

200

What is the literal or primary meaning of the word, the definition?

Denotation

200

What is the author’s attitude about the story or subject or characters?

 Tone

200

What is an extreme exaggeration used for effect?

Hyperbole

200

What is the use of symbols to represent ideas or qualities?

Symbolism

200

What is the suggested or implied meaning or emotion associated with a word?

Connotation

300

What is giving human characteristics to something nonhuman?

Personification

300

What is a figure of speech where two things contradict each other?

Oxymoron

300

What is referencing something or someone well-known?

Allusion

300

What is comparing two unlike things using like or as?

Simile

300

What is a word that exists solely because it is a sound that is made?

Onomatopoeia

400

What is it to persuade an audience by appealing to logic and facts?

Logos

400

What is it to persuade an audience by appealing to credibility?

Ethos

400

What is a situation, person, or thing that combines contradictory features or qualities?

Paradox

400

What is it to persuade an audience by appealing to their emotions?

Pathos

400

What is fancy sarcasm, when what you expect to happen is in fact the opposite?

Irony

500

What is the use of humor/irony to expose and criticize something or someone?

Satire

500

What is a character that is there to contrast and emphasize another character?

Foil

500

What is placing two or more things next to each other for comparison?

Juxtaposition

500

What is it when a story has a hidden meaning within it?

Allegory

500

What is a mistaken belief based on an incorrect argument?

Fallacy

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