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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Imagery
  2. Pun
  3. Connotation
  4. Villain
  5. Theme
  1. a The central meaning or dominant idea in a literary work.
  2. b Word play which involves either multiple meanings of a single word or the use of 2 words that sound alike but have different meanings.
  3. c Al the meanings, associations, and emotions that a word suggests.
  4. d Words and phrases that create pictures using the five senses.
  5. e The principal evil character in the play or story.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The buildup of events and the presentation of the conflicts faced by the characters.
  2. When the characters and the audience expect one thing to happen but the opposite actually takes place.
  3. In Greek tragedies, a group of people who serve as commentators on the characters and events.
  4. When a character struggles against an outside force. The four types are Man vs. Man; Man vs. Society; Man vs. Nature; Man vs. Fate
  5. The anxious anticipation of a reader or an audience as to the outcome of a story.

5 True/False questions

  1. EpicA long narrative poem that celebrates the great deeds of at least one legendary hero. The three main characteristics are 1) fantastic geographies and exotic characters; 2) exhausting quests and difficult journeys; 3) heroic battles with monsters, supernatural beings and forces of nature.


  2. ArchetypeA pattern or model that serves as the basis for different, but related, versions of a character, plot, or a theme.


  3. ToneThe author's attitude toward the subject matter.


  4. FlashbackA story written to be acted out in front of an audience. Consists of one or more large sections known as acts which are made of smaller sections called scenes.


  5. MalapropismComparison of two unlike things using the verb "to be" instead of like or as.


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