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Rhetorical Strategies Test 1/19
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by Anne Robbins
| 15 Questions
1
1 pt
Rhetorical Strategies help a speaker/writer to
A Teach the audience
B Entertain the audience
C Persuade the audience
D None of the above
2
1 pt
If a speaker connects with the audience's feelings, he/she is using
A Metaphor
B Allusion
C Urgency
D Pathos
3
1 pt
Convincing others to believe something or take action is called
A Pathos
B Persuasion
C Sympathy
D Parallel Structure
4
1 pt
Repetition of words or parts of sentences is called
A Pathos
B Allusion
C Metaphor
D Parallel Structure
5
1 pt
If a speaker predicts possible outcomes/consequences for the audience, he/she is using
A Pathos
B Allusion
C Metaphor
D Parallel Structure
6
1 pt
If a speaker makes a comparison to enhance the audience's understanding of a main point, he/she is using
A Pathos
B Allusion
C Metaphor
D Parallel Structure
7
1 pt
If a speaker makes a reference to a work of literature or a person/event from history in order to aid the audience's understanding, he/she is using
A Pathos
B Allusion
C Metaphor
D Parallel Structure
8
1 pt
The purpose of using parallel structure is to (select ALL that apply for credit)
A Make important ideas memorable
B Create emotion
C Create a sense of urgency
D Emphasize main ideas
9
1 pt
If an author or speaker uses emotional stories, pictures, or words, he/she is using
A Pathos
B Allusion
C Metaphor
D Parallel Structure
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10
1 pt
This portion of RFK's speech includes an example of parallel structure.
True
False
11
1 pt
This portion of the speech is an example of
A a metaphor
B a sense of urgency
C an allusion
D parallel structure
12
1 pt
This section of the speech contains (select ALL that apply for credit)
A a metaphor
B an allusion
C emotional language (pathos)
D parallel structure
13
1 pt
This section of the speech contains (select ALL that apply for credit)
A a metaphor
B an allusion
C emotional language (pathos)
D parallel structure
14
1 pt
The most important thing RFK does with this passage is make an emotional connection to the audience.
True
False
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15
1 pt
This section of the speech contains (select ALL that apply for credit)
A a metaphor
B an allusion
C emotional language (pathos)
D parallel structure
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