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5 Matching questions

  1. scansion
  2. stream of consciousness
  3. subplot
  4. summary method
  5. stichomythia
  1. a in a narrative, a secondary sequence of events that constitutes a plot subordinate to the main plot
  2. b a style of dialogue in which two characters exchange single, antagonistic lines of speech, partially repeating and manipulating each others' words
  3. c 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
  4. d the progression of one's entire awareness over a period of time--including thoughts (both verbal and nonverbal), impressions, perceptions, memories, associations and emotions
  5. e a method of narration in which action and dialogue are presented indirectly, in the form of a summary

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a stanza of nine lines in iambic meter, rhymed ABABBCBCC
  2. a conventional character who fills a stereotypical role in a work of literature or folklore
  3. a method of narration in which action and dialogue are presented directly, in a form similar to that of a dramatic scene
  4. any stanza (or poem) of seven lines, whether rhymed or unrhymed
  5. in a play, a speech delivered by a character who is alone onstage, serving to inform the audience of his or her private thoughts, feelings, motives, plans or prior actions

5 True/False questions

  1. sprung rhythma poetic rhythm characterized by the use of strongly accented syllables, often in juxtaposition, accompanied by an indefinite number of unaccented syllables in each foot, of which the accented syllable is the essential component.


  2. stasimona passage of text recited or sung by the chorus between the episodes of a classical Greek play


  3. hendecasyllabichaving 11 syllables


  4. surrealismin literature, the term refers to an attempt to push, question or cross the boundaries of reality and rationality


  5. sestetany stanza (or poem) of six lines, whether rhymed or unrhymed


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