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1. Which words most correctly complete the following sentence: “Antithetical phrases are ______________ parallel, but semantically ______________.”

 
 
 
 

2. During which historical period was antithesis most commonly used by both English and French authors?

 
 
 
 

3. Which other literary devices do authors occasionally use to intensify the effect of antithesis?

 
 
 
 

4. Which one of these four verses by Alexander Pope does not use antithesis?

 
 
 
 

 

(Further Reading: Quiz Collection of All Literary Devices)

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