← English 3 Terms R9 Test
6 Written Questions
6 Multiple Choice Questions
- _____ is a deliberate exaggeration or overstatement, other used to comic effect.
Ex. In Mark Twain's "The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" (p. 569), the claim that Jim Smiley would follow a bug as as a far as Mexico to win a bet is hyperbole.
- A character who is one-dimensional.
- The _____ , which occurred during the 1920s, was a time of African American artistic creativity centered in Harlem, New York City. Writers of the ________ include Countee Cullen, Claude McKay, Jean Toomer, and Langston Hughes.
- A ____ is a division, or type, of a literature: Literature is commonly divided into three major ______: poetry, prose, and drama. Each major
______ can in turn be divided into smaller _______. Poetry can be divided into lyric, concrete, dramatic, narrative, and epic poetry. Prose can be divided into fiction and nonfiction. Drama can be divided into serious drama, tragedy, comic, drama, melodrama, and farce.
- A _____ is a section of a literary work that interrupts the chronological presentation of events to relate an event from an earlier time, A writer may present a _____ as a character's memory or recollection, as part of an account or story told by a character, as a dream or a daydream, or simply by having the narrator switch to a time in the past.
- ______ refers to the use of bizarre, absurd, and fantastic, elements in literature. The ____ _______ is generally characterized by distortions or striking incongruities.
Ex. ____ characters, like those in Flannery O'Connor's "THe Life You Save May Be Your Own" (p. 972), are characters who have become bizarre though their obsession with an idea or a value or a result of an emotional problem
6 True/False Questions
Idyll → an ____ is a word or phrase that appeals to one or more of the fives senses----sight, hearing, touch, taste, or smell.
Imagism → _____ was a literary movement that flourished between 1912 and 1927. Led by Ezra Pound and Amy Lowell. the Imagist poets rejected nineteenth-century poetic forms and language. Instead, they wrote short poems that used ordinary language and free verse to createsharp, exact, concentrated pictures
Ex. Pound's Poetry (p. 732) provides examples of ____
Image → an ____ is a word or phrase that appeals to one or more of the fives senses----sight, hearing, touch, taste, or smell.
Foot → Weak and strong stresses divided by vertical lines.
Gothic → A _____ is a character who provides a contrast to another character.
Ex. In F. Scott Fitzgerald's "Winter Dreams" (p.744), Irene Scheerer is a _____ for the tantalizing Judy Jones
Figure of Speech → A _____ is an expression or a word used imaginatively rather than literally.