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1. What does the term 'Analogy' mean?

  • A comparison of either a phrase or words
  • Figure of speech which makes brief causal reference to a literary figure event or object
  • Comparison of 2 things that are alike in some respects.
  • 2 words or phrases that are similar
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2. What does the term 'Didactic' mean?

  • A lesson with a moral background.
  • Teaching or intending to teach a moral lesson.
  • Speakers or writers choice of words to convey a tone or effect.
  • A teaching of a purposeful lesson.

3. What does the term 'Colloquial' mean?

  • Using ordinary everyday language.
  • words or phrases that we use everyday
  • Concise statement designed to make a point or illustrate a commonly held belief.
  • A brief summary or a reference to a literary figure.

4. What does the term 'Aphorism' mean?

  • Brief story about a real event or person.
  • Concise statement designed to make a point or illustrate a commonly held belief.
  • An important point to illustrate a belief.
  • 2 words or phrases that are similar.

5. What does the term 'Diction' mean?

  • A speakers sentence of phrases.
  • Sentences that has an idea.
  • Speakers or writers choice of words to convey a tone or effect.
  • A writers words to make them have a tone or effect.

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