5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- a the repetition of identical or similar vowel sounds.
- b a figure of speech in which someone, some abstract quality, or a nonexistent personage is directly addressed as though present.
- c Exaggeration for effect.
- d A nickname associated with a certain character. Dog is man's best friend. Calling the creature demon or wretch.
- e A literary structure used by Homer and other writers, including some Biblical authors, in which parallel ideas are first stated in one order, and then repeated in reverse order.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- When authors throw in a random solution to the character's problem.
- a poem which is intended primarily to teach a lesson.
- an unusual or startling analogy pointing to a striking parallel between two seemingly dissimilar things. comparing his soul and his wife's to legs of a mathematical compass.
- a reference in work of literature to something outside the work, especially to a well-known historical or literary event, person, or work.
- A literary device in which the author creates a temporary departure from the main subject or narrative in order to focus on a related matter.
5 True/False Questions
antithesis → a figure of speech characterized by strongly contrasting words, clauses, sentences, or ideas, as in "Man proposes; God disposes." balancing one term against another for emphasis.
Climax → The decisive moment and the turning point of the action in the plot of a play or story. The part which determines the outcome of the conflict.
lyric poem → a poem which is intended primarily to teach a lesson.
Motif → the repetition of a regular rhythmic unit in a line of poetry. each unit of ____ is known as a foot.
paraphrase → a restatement of an idea in such a way as to retain the meaning while changing the diction and form.