Phoenix Lit. Term Quiz 3

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Phoenix Lit. Term Quiz 3
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  1. A terse saying embodying a general truth, or astute observation
    Aphorism
  2. Speech within the same language with marked social or regional differences
    Dialect
  3. A major character's moment of realization or awareness
    Epiphany
  4. Assignment of something (object/idea) to a time when it was not in exsistence
    Anachronism
  5. The repetition of a word at the end of successive clauses or sentences
    Epistrophe
  6. Figure of speech in which the speaker poses a question and then answers
    Anthypophora
  7. A balancing of two opposite or contrasting words, phrases, or clauses
    Antithesis
  8. When the reader is aware of an inconsistency between a fictional or nonfiction character's perception of a situation and the truth
    Dramatic Irony
  9. When a character in a play speaks his thought aloud-usually by him or herself
    Soliloquy
  10. The process by which an unhealthy emotional state produced by an imbalance of feelings is corrected and emotional health is restored
    Catharsis
  11. abundant
    Copious
  12. Having or showing shrewdness
    Astute
  13. Immature, inexperienced
    Callow
  14. To display or obtrude oneself to public notice
    Incite
  15. Changing suddenly, fickle
    Capricious
  16. A phrase talking about position in time/space
    Prepositional Phrase
  17. The word "to" + a verb
    Infinitives
  18. A phrase identifying or renaming a noun or pronoun-adding more information about the subject
    Appositive Phrase
  19. A phrase that ends in "ing" or "ed" or "en" and describes the subject or action
    Participle Phrase
  20. A phrase that is doing the action-ends in "ing"
    Gerund
  21. 1 verb
    Simple Sentence
  22. 1 subject, 1 verb + 1 subject, 1 verb
    Compound Sentence
  23. An independent clause + A dependent clause
    Complex Sentence
  24. 2 Independent Clauses + 1 Independent Clause
    Compound-Complex Sentence
  25. Ability to use words easily, fluent, glib
    Voluble
  26. Difficult to please
    Fastidious
  27. Exhibiting shameless boldness
    Insolent
  28. Appropriate for a purpose but not necessarily moral, right, or just
    Expedient
  29. To tear violently
    Rend
  30. Gross injustice
    Inquitous
  31. Beginning to come into being, the early stage of something
    Incipient
  32. Understood only by a small group or a select few
    Esoteric
  33. Excessive boldness, rashness, daring
    Audacity
  34. A term used to characterize a person or thing (Rosy-fingered Dawn)
    Epithet

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