Stylistics quiz, 50 question, stylistic devices

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1.

00056; He was followed by a pair of boots.

2.

00038;  The lift held two people and rose slowly, groaning with diffidence.

3.

0006;  Some remarkable pictures in this room gentlemen. A Holbein, two Van Dycks and if I am not mistaken, a Velasques. I am interested in pictures.

4.

 00039;  I took my obedient feet away from him.

5.

00046;  ...exists in all spheres of human activity and assumes multifarious forms.

6.

00032;   ...is a relation between the doctionary and contextual logical meanings based on the similarity of certain features of the two corresponding concepts.

7.

00047;  ...is a combination of speech-sounds which aims at imitating sound produced in nature.

8.

00021; Attributes which point to a feature which is essential to the objects they describe are...

9.

00055; The praise was enthusiastic enough to have delighted any common writer who earns his living by his pen.

10.

00022;  Attributes used to characterize the object by adding a feature not inherent in it are...

11.

0005; He sat with Daisy in his arms for a long silent time.

12.

00040;  This was appalling - and soon forgotten.

13.

00048;  ...is a phonetic device which aims at imparting a melodic effect to the utterance.

14.

00018; The quick crackling of dry wood aflame cut through the night.

15.

00024;  ...is based on the interaction of the logical and emotive meanings of two words in which these meanings clash being opposite in sense

16.

00017;  I bring fresh showers to the thirsting flowers.

17.

00061; Bill went with him and they returned with a tray of glasses, siphons and other necessaries of life.

18.

0004;  After a while and a cake he crept nervously to the door.

19.

00034;   ...is a stylistic device based on the simultaneous realization of the dictionary and logical contextual meaning which stand in opposition to each other.

20.

001;   I have to beg you money. Daily.

21.

00036;  I was scared to death when he entered the room.

22.

00051;  The next speaker was a tall gloomy man, Sir Something Somebody.

23.

00058;  "Don't ask me" said Mr.Owl Eyes washing his hands of the whole matter.

24.

00016; And the silken, sad, uncertain rustling of each purple curtain.

25.

00052; "I don't think you've been too miserable, my dear".

26.

0009; It was soon borne in upon them that they had undertaken a labour of truly Sisyphean propositions.

27.

00037; His voice was adagger of corroded brass.

28.

00027;  The type of words coined because creators seek expressive utterance is called ...coinages.

29.

00029;  The group of words that have already gone out of use but are still recognized by the English speaking community is called...

30.

00019; Do not trouble trouble until trouble troubles you.

31.

00035;  ...is a SD based on the interraction of the logical and emotive meanings which show individual emotional attitude of the speaker towards the mentioned objects.

32.

00026; The type of newly coined words which designate new born concepts is called ... coinages.

33.

0003;  Last but not least.

34.

00043; ...most of us were content to know that, for one crowded hakf-hour, we on honeydew had fed, and drunk the milk of Paradise.

35.

00020;  In what distant deeps or skies Burnt the fire of thine eyes?

36.

00023;  The epithet which is composed of two nouns linked in an of-phrase is ...

37.

00042; If you had any part - I don't say what - in this attack or if you know anything about it - I don't say how much - or if you know who did it - I go no closer - you did an injury to me that's never to be forgiven.

38.

00031;  how many substyles does the Belles Lettres FS have?

39.

00054;   Streaked by a quarter moon, the Mediterranean shushed gently into the beach.

40.

00025;  ...is a stylistic device on the interaction of the logical and nominal meanings of the same word.

41.

00044; A saint abroad, and a devil at home.

42.

00014;  The children were very brown and filtily dirty.

43.

002; Like a well, like a vault, like a tomb, the prison had no knowledge of brightness outside.

44.

00057;  I never saw such a sickeningly well-behaved kid in my life.

45.

00033;  ...is a relation between the dictionary contextual meanings based on some kind of assocuation between the two concepts which these meanings represent.

46.

00028; The word coined to suit one particular occasion is called...

47.

00062;   Women have a wonderful instinct anout things. They can discover everything except the obvious.

48.

0008;   I'm full of poetry. Rot and poetry. Rotten poetry.

49.

00063; She was a faded white rabbit of a woman.

50.

0007;  The green tumour of hate burst inside her.


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