← Literature Exam Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Figurative Language
- a Any language which deviates from literal language so as to furnish novel effects or fresh insights into the suject being discussed.
- b A person, place, event, or object which has a meaning in itself but suggests other meanings as well.
- c Person, place, event, or object which has meaning in itself but suggests other meanings.
- d A literary work in which the author ridicules the vices or follies of mankind, usually for the purpose of producing some change in attitude or action.
- e The use of words to imitate sounds (pop crunch etc.)
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Form of metaphor in which the object, animal, or idea acts like a human.
- Extends verbal irony to include lengthy passages or even an entire work in which an author expresses an attitude opposite to what he feels
- An exaggerated statement used to heighten effect
- The underlying meaning of a literary work, a general truth about life or mankind. A theme may be stated or implied. Not every literary work contains a theme.
- Like simile, is a comparison but is implied rather than stated.
5 True/False Questions
Characterization → Repeated consonant sounds occurring at the beginning of words and within words
Flashback → Comparison between two things that really are different but share common elements.
Factual Prose and Fiction → Two broad classifications of prose literature.
Verbal Irony → The contrast of saying the opposite of what is actually meant.
Irony of Situation → Based on the difference between the way events work out and what is expected to happen or what seems appropriate.