← Literary Terms Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Indirect Characterization
- Tragic Flaw
- Verbal Irony
- a Conversations between at least two characters.
- b A character or force in conflict with the main character (protagonist) in a literary work.
- c The character flaw in a TRAGIC HERO that causes his/her downfall.
- d When a writer or speaker says something but means something different.
- e The use of other characters to develop a specific character based on thoughts/speech/actions.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- The central meaning or dominant idea in a literary work.
- Unrhymed iambic pentameter.
- The use of clues and/or hints to suggest events that will occur later in the plot.
- The buildup of events and the presentation of the conflicts faced by the characters.
- An anonymous narrative originating from the primitive folklore of a culture that explains the origin of life, religious beliefs, and/or the forces of nature, and the deeds of a traditional superhero.
5 True/False Questions
Symbol → A comparison of two unlike things using like or as.
Motivation → Al the meanings, associations, and emotions that a word suggests.
Soliloquy → A long speech where the character alone on stage expresses his/her thoughts aloud.
Parable → A brief story using an allegory to answer a question.
Allegory → Words and phrases that create pictures using the five senses.