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AP Lit Vocab #9 Test

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5 Matching Questions

  1. sestina
  2. stasimon
  3. septet
  4. sestet
  5. scansion
  1. a a poem consisting of six sestets and a three-line envoy (thirty-nine lines total)
  2. b analyzing the meter in lines of verse by marking the accented and unaccented syllables, dividing the lines into metrical feet and indicating any distinct pauses within the lines
  3. c any stanza (or poem) of six lines, whether rhymed or unrhymed
  4. d a passage of text recited or sung by the chorus between the episodes of a classical Greek play
  5. e any stanza (or poem) of seven lines, whether rhymed or unrhymed

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. a conventional character who fills a stereotypical role in a work of literature or folklore
  2. having 11 syllables
  3. a style of dialogue in which two characters exchange single, antagonistic lines of speech, partially repeating and manipulating each others' words
  4. a poem consisting of fourteen lines, traditionally in iambic pentameter, with one of several regular rhyme schemes
  5. literature that uses irony, humor and wit in order to criticize or ridicule an institution, a group of people, a culture or society, or even humanity in general

5 True/False Questions

  1. surrealismin a narrative, a secondary sequence of events that constitutes a plot subordinate to the main plot

          

  2. subplotin a narrative, a secondary sequence of events that constitutes a plot subordinate to the main plot

          

  3. suspension of disbeliefa stanza of nine lines in iambic meter, rhymed ABABBCBCC

          

  4. summary methoda method of narration in which action and dialogue are presented indirectly, in the form of a summary

          

  5. scenic methoda method of narration in which action and dialogue are presented directly, in a form similar to that of a dramatic scene

          

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