Rhetorical Questions
Argumentative Essay
Literary Terms
Writers
Expository Essay
100

Which rhetorical appeal uses reason or logic?

Logos

100

The sentence that states your side of the argument with your reasons.

Claim

100

Name the term for a group of lines in a poem.

Stanza

100

Who personified VIRTUE in a poem?

Phillis Wheatley

100

What is the first paragraph of an essay called?

The introduction

200

Which rhetorical appeal uses emotion?

Pathos

200

How do you strengthen your argument by acknowledging the other side?

Include a counterclaim

200

These are poems about emotions and the writer's inner life.

Lyrics

200

Name the story by Edgar Allen Poe where the narrator killed an old man.

The Telltale Heart

200

What is the last paragraph of an essay called?

The conclusion

300

Which appeal uses a celebrity or an expert to persuade you?

Ethos

300

How many BODY paragraphs are you expected to have in your essay?

TWO

300

Name the type of rhyme in a poem where the words do NOT rhyme perfectly.  

Slant rhyme

300

Who wrote the poem where they said being a public person was like being a frog?

Emily Dickinson

300

Where do you find a topic sentence?

At the beginning of each BODY paragraph

400

Name the appeal: A sad-eyed puppy on the side of the road to convince you to donate to an animal shelter.

Pathos

400

How many pieces of evidence are required in a body paragraph?

TWO

400

Name the type of figurative language: "windows so small you'd think they were holding their breath"

Personification

400

This author wrote about a girl named Esperanza who lives on Mango Street.

Sandra Cisneros

400

What technique introduces evidence?

Signal phrases

500

Name the appeal: Runners experienced a 15% decrease in injuries wearing these sneakers.

Logos

500

What do you call the process of combining evidence from two different sources?

Synthesis

500

Name the figurative language:

How public – like a Frog –
To tell one’s name – the livelong June –
To an admiring Bog!  

Simile

500

Shirley Jackson creeped us out with a story about a town that stones someone every June. Name the story.

The Lottery

500

How do you expand or explain your evidence?

Elaboration

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