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5 Matching questions

  1. (metrical) Scansion
  2. Apostrophe
  3. climax
  4. Imagery
  5. Tragic flaw
  1. a the process of measuring the stresses in a line of verse in order to determine the metrical pattern of line
  2. b error or defect in the tragic hero that leads to his downfall
  3. c Visually descriptive or figurative language
  4. d an address, either to someone who is absent. Often provides a speaker the opportunity to think aloud
  5. e highest point of interest for reader; turning point of the protagonist's fortunes (structure). It is that scene in the play in which an action occurs which tips the scales for or against the protagonist in terms of future action. It produces a train of action(falling action) which leads to the catastrophe

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. figure of speech that makes an explicit comparison between two things by using words such as like, as, than, appears, and seems
  2. a word, phrase ,or figure of speech that addresses the senses , suggesting mental pictures of sights, sounds, smells , tastes, feelings, or actions
  3. in drama, a speech directed to the audience that supposedly is not audible to the other characters onstage at the time
  4. the introduction early in a story of a verbal and dramatic hints that suggest what is to come later
  5. A distinctive feature or dominant idea in an artistic or literary composition.

5 True/False questions

  1. Heroic CoupletA rhymed couplet forming a complete thought


  2. Prosea literary device that uses contradictory statements or situations to reveal a reality different from what appears to be true


  3. Antagonistthe main character of a narrative


  4. Tragedy- a story that presents courageous individuals who confront powerful forces within or outside themselves with a dignity that reveals the breadth and depth of the human spirit in the face of failure, defeat and, even death.


  5. Conflictin story or drama, an element which enters the story, causes a conflict and creates a new situation as a result


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