6 Written questions
6 Multiple choice questions
- is the sequence of events or actions in a short story, novel, play, or narrative poem.
- is a circumstance or set of circumstances that prompts a character to act in a certain way or that determines the outcome of a situation or work.
- is the central character of a drama, novel, short story, or narrative poem. Conversely, the antagonist is the character who stands directly opposed to the protagonist.
- occurs when a situation turns out differently from what one would normally expect-though often the twist is oddly appropriate: e.g., a deep sea diver drowning in a bathtub is ironic.
- is a form of paradox that combines a pair of opposite terms into a single unusual expression: e.g., "sweet sorrow" or "cold fire."
- is the study of sound and rhythm in poetry.
5 True/False questions
Irony → is the atmosphere or predominant emotion in a literary work.
Dramatic irony → occurs when a character or speaker says or does something that has different meanings from what he or she thinks it means, though the audience and other characters understand the full implications of the speech or action: e.g., Oedipus curses the murderer of Laius, not realizing that he is himself the murderer and so is cursing himself.
Pun → is the sequence of events or actions in a short story, novel, play, or narrative poem.
Narration → is a circumstance or set of circumstances that prompts a character to act in a certain way or that determines the outcome of a situation or work.
Verbal irony → occurs when a speaker or narrator says one thing while meaning the opposite. An example of verbal irony occurs in the statement, "It is easy to stop smoking. I've done it many times."