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Literary Terms Test

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5 Matching Questions

  1. Bildungsroman
  2. Static Character
  3. Personification
  4. Sonnet
  5. Parable
  1. a A brief story using an allegory to answer a question.
  2. b A 14-line lyric poem usually written in iambic pentameter.
  3. c A novel about the moral and psychological growth of a character: a coming-of-age tale.
  4. d A type of figurative language where a nonhuman subject is given human characteristics/qualities.
  5. e A character who does not change throughout the course of the story and who the reader does not learn more about.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. A short and fairly simple story designed to illustrate a moral lesson.
  2. Al the meanings, associations, and emotions that a word suggests.
  3. Word play which involves either multiple meanings of a single word or the use of 2 words that sound alike but have different meanings.
  4. A practical lesson about right and wrong conduct, often in an instructive story, such as a fable or parable.
  5. A type of literature that appears to be real but is, in fact, fiction.

5 True/False Questions

  1. Narrative HookThe main character of a TRAGEDY.

          

  2. Internal ConflictWhen a character struggles against an outside force. The four types are Man vs. Man; Man vs. Society; Man vs. Nature; Man vs. Fate

          

  3. Situational IronyWhen the characters and the audience expect one thing to happen but the opposite actually takes place.

          

  4. Flat CharacterA character who does not change throughout the course of the story and who the reader does not learn more about.

          

  5. TragedyWords and phrases that create pictures using the five senses.

          

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