5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Rhetorical Shift
- a Interruption in the present action of a plot to show events that happened at an earlier time.
- b The appearance of truth, actuality, or reality; what seems to be true in fiction.
- c The uncertainty or anxiety that a reader feels about what will happen next in a story, novel, or drama.
- d A major character's moment of realization or awareness.
- e A change from one tone, attitude, etc. Look for key words like but, however, even though, although, yet, etc.
5 Multiple choice questions
- A brief recounting of a relevant episode. Anecdotes are often inserted into fictional or non-fictional texts as a way of developing a point or injecting humor.
- a sentence in which the main independent clause is elaborated by the successive addition of modifying clauses or phrases
- Excessive pride
- The part of the story or drama where all the problems or mysteries of the plot are unraveled.
- a deliberate omission of conjunctions in a series of related clauses; it speeds the pace of the sentence.
5 True/False questions
Non sequitur → feelings of excessive pride (not hubris)
Euphemism → The use of a word or phrase that is less direct, but that is also less distasteful or less offensive than another. e.g. "He is at rest" instead of "He is dead."
Idiom → An expression peculiar to a particular language that means something different from the literal meaning of the words.
Polysyndeton → a deliberate omission of conjunctions in a series of related clauses; it speeds the pace of the sentence.
Perepetia → a turn of fate that leaves the tragic figure destitute