← Hamlet Vocab/Terms Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- a the introduction early in a story of a verbal and dramatic hints that suggest what is to come later
- b A distinctive feature or dominant idea in an artistic or literary composition.
- c a French term meaning "unraveling" or "unknotting" used to describe the resolution of the plot following the climax
- d Visually descriptive or figurative language
- e the author's explicit attitude toward the reader or the people, places, and events in a work as revealed by the elements of the author's style
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- a narrative device, that provides necessary background information about the characters and their circumstances
- - 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.
- error or defect in the tragic hero that leads to his downfall
- the process of measuring the stresses in a line of verse in order to determine the metrical pattern of line
- a literary device that uses contradictory statements or situations to reveal a reality different from what appears to be true
5 True/False Questions
Heroic Couplet → couplet written in rhymed iambic pentameter
Prose → Written or spoken language in its ordinary form, without metrical structure
Metaphor → A distinctive feature or dominant idea in an artistic or literary composition.
Nemesis → the central meaning or dominant idea in a literary work
Personification → a form of metaphor in which human characteristics are attributed to non human things