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OHS Honors English 9: Elements of Literature Test

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5 Matching Questions

  1. Simile
  2. Allegory
  3. Flashback
  4. Stream of Consciousness
  5. Situational Irony
  1. a A literary work in which characters, objects, or actions represent abstractions
  2. b comparison using "like" or "as"
  3. c An outcome that turns out to be very different from what was expected, the difference between what is expected to happen and what actually does
  4. d a transition (in literary or theatrical works or films) to an earlier event or scene that interrupts the normal chronological development of the story
  5. e Presents the thoughts and feelings of a character as they occur

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. comparison without using "like" or "as"
  2. A character who shows only one main characteristic during the course of a work of literature.
  3. irony understood by the audience, but not by the character
  4. an event where something is undecided, uncertain, or doubtful
  5. a narrator whose account of events appears to be faulty, misleadingly biased, or otherwise distorted

5 True/False Questions

  1. Denotationthe literal or dictionary meaning of a word


  2. Protagonistthe ordinary form of written language


  3. Allusionintroduction of the characters, setting, and basic situation in a story


  4. Biographystory of a person's life written by another person


  5. L.E.A.D.Low/Informal diction, Elevated/Formal diction, Abstract and Concrete diction, Denotation and Connotation


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