Antithesis Quiz Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email Definition & ExamplesQuizFlashcardsWorksheets 1. Which words most correctly complete the following sentence: “Antithetical phrases are ______________ parallel, but semantically ______________.” syntactically and opposite grammatically and equivalent syntactically and matching phonetically and contradictory 2. During which historical period was antithesis most commonly used by both English and French authors? The Enlightenment Romanticism Realism Modernism 3. Which other literary devices do authors occasionally use to intensify the effect of antithesis? Alliteration and rhyme Metaphor and simile Synecdoche and ellipsis Metonymy and alliteration 4. Which one of these four verses by Alexander Pope does not use antithesis? Who breaks a butterfly upon a wheel? To err is human, to forgive divine. Fools rush in where angels fear to tread. What mighty contests rise from trivial things! Loading … (Further Reading: Quiz Collection of All Literary Devices) Write A Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.