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5 Matching Questions

  1. epiphany
  2. ambivalence
  3. blank verse
  4. benevolence
  5. dramatic monologue
  1. a the state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes or opinions
  2. b a form of dramatic poetry in which a speaker addresses a silent listener.
  3. c a sudden intuitive recognition of the essence or meaning of something.
  4. d an act intending or showing kindness and good will
  5. e poetry or lines of dramatic verse written in unrhymed iambic pentameter.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. language that is used in writing to produce images in a reader's mind and to express ideas in fresh, vivid, and imaginative ways
  2. a story intended to be performed before an audience by actors on a stage.
  3. A movement in literary criticism, dating from the late 1920s, that stressed close textual analysis in the interpretation of works of literature.
  4. a narrative in which situations and characters are invented by the author.
  5. a reference to a well-known person, place, or situation from history or from art,, music, or another work of literature--for example, the characters Adam, Aron, and Cal in Steinbeck's East of Eden as a reference to Adam, Abel, and Cain in Genesis.

5 True/False Questions

  1. allegorya literary work in which all or most of the characters, events, and settings stand for ideas of generalizations about life. usually have a moral or lesson.


  2. figure of speecha specific kind of figurative language, such as simile, personification, metaphor, or hyperbole.


  3. archaica type of comedy with ridiculous characters, events, or situations.


  4. dialectthe use of words to create pictures in the reader's mind.


  5. caesura(Adj.) Open, not hidden, expressed or revealed in a way that is easily recognized


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