5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- dramatic irony
- a when facts or events are unknown to a character in a play or piece of fiction but known to the reader, audience, or other characters in the work.
- b The way an author chooses to join words into phrases, clauses, and sentences.
- c the sentence or group of sentences that directly expresses the author's opinion, purpose, meaning, or position.
- d A work that closely imitates the style or content of another with the specific aim of comic effect and/or ridicule.
- e From the Greek, this literally means "teaching." Have the primary aim of teaching or instructing, especially the teaching of moral or ethical principles.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- A type of sentence in which the main idea (independent clause) comes first, followed by dependent grammatical units such as phrases and clauses. Opposite is the periodic sentence.
- when the words literally state the opposite of the writer's (or speaker's) meaning
- A similarity or comparison between two different things or the relationship between them.
- Writing or speech that is not intended to carry literal meaning and is usually meant to be imaginative and vivid.
- The major category into which a literary work fits. The basic divisions of literature are prose, poetry, and drama.
5 True/False Questions
generalization → an idea or statement that emphasizes the general characteristics rather than the specific details of a subject
subject complement → The word (with any accompanying phrases) or clause that follows a linking verb and complements, or completes, the subject of the sentence by either (1) renaming it (the predicate nominative) or (2) describing it (the predicate adjective).
situational irony → when events turn out the opposite of what was expected; when what the characters and readers think ought to happen is not what does happen
tone → one of the major divisions of genre, refers to fiction and nonfiction, including all its forms.
asyndeton → a figure of speech wherein the author groups apparently contradictory terms to suggest a paradox. Simple examples include "jumbo shrimp" and "cruel kindness."