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When a story doesn t make sense it fails on what criteria for judging narrative?FidelityCoherenceMetaphorParallelismWhen we say that language is _________________, we mean that language separates thingsfrom their natural state, thus telling us not only what something is, but also what it is not.NegativeArbitraryAmbiguousAbstractWhich language structure does President Kennedy use halfway through this speech whenhe delivers one of his best-known lines? Watch MediaRepetitionAlliterationAntithesisNarrativeWhich of the following refers to the arbitrary nature of language?Symbols themselves have no direct connection with the things they represent.Words do not have absolute meanings and can be used for a variety of different contexts and purposes.Language is not tangible or concrete.None of the above.
A metaphor that uses one part of something to refer to the whole is a:SimileMetonymMixed MetaphorSynecdocheWhich type of metaphoric language did President Reagan use when he compared the Challenger Seven to Sir Francis Drake?Watch MediaSimileArchtypal MetaphorMixed MetaphorSynecdocheWhich of the following is NOT one of the tenants of dialogic language use?Use inclusive languageUse culturally appropriate metaphorsBe vague and ambiguousAvoid profanityThe inability for one of the characters to explain what burning the midnight oil means is an indicator that the expression is a(n) _______________. Watch MediaSynecdocheMetonymArchetypal Metaphor
Dead MetaphorWhich characteristic of langauge is best illustrated by the following video clip? Watch MediaArbitraryAmbiguousAbstractNegative