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Antithesis: Quiz


Question 1: In setting the opposite, an individual brings out of a contrast in the meaning (e.g., the ________, interpretation, or semantics) by an obvious contrast in the expression.
Bertrand RussellDefinitionLudwig WittgensteinAristotle

Question 2: In rhetoric, it is a ________ involving the bringing out of a contrast in the ideas by an obvious contrast in the words, clauses, or sentences, within a parallel grammatical structure, as in the following:
MetaphorPleonasmFigure of speechScheme (linguistics)

Question 3: The familiar phrase “Man proposes: God disposes” is an example of antithesis, as is ________'s description in The Hind and the Panther: “Too black for heaven, and yet too white for hell.”
TheseusJohn DrydenPlutarchDemosthenes

Question 4: A simple enumeration of the elements of ________ is that of thesis, antithesis, synthesis.
MarxismDialecticPhilosophyDialectical materialism

Question 5: Antithesis was the name given by Marcion to a document in which he contrasted the Old Testament with the ________.
Biblical canonGospelNew TestamentJesus

Question 6: Antithesis (Greek for "setting opposite", from ἀντί "against" + θέσις "position") is a counter-________ and denotes a direct contrast to the original proposition.
NominalismPropositionAristotleBertrand Russell

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