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5 Matching Questions

  1. character foil
  2. comedy
  3. contrast
  4. extended metaphor
  5. dialogue
  1. a a character who represents a sharp contrast with the protagonist and thus serves to stress and highlight the protagonists distinctive temperament
  2. b the lines spoken by characters in drama or fiction
  3. c In general, a story that ends with a happy resolution of the conflicts faced by the main character or characters, light and humorous drama with a happy ending
  4. d The comparison between two things is continued beyond the first point of comparison. This extends and deepens a description.
  5. e put in opposition to show or emphasize differences, showing the differences between two or more ideas, stories, characters, things, etc.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. the inclusion of a humorous character or scene to contrast with the tragic elements of a work, thereby intensifying the next tragic event.
  2. an observational technique in which one person is studied in depth in the hope of revealing universal principles; , a descriptive research strategy in which one person or incident is studied in great depth
  3. the point of highest interest in a literary work , the turning point of the story
  4. the literal, or dictionary, meaning of a word
  5. a company of actors who comment (by speaking or singing in unison) on the action in a classical Greek play

5 True/False Questions

  1. allusiona reference to something literary, mythological, or historical that the author assumes the reader will recognize


  2. expositionan account that sets forth the meaning or intent of a writing or discourse; introduces the characters, setting, and basic situation


  3. biographyAn account of the writer's own life.


  4. epica witty saying expressing a single thought or observation


  5. clichea worn-out idea or overused expression


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