5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- blank verse
- dramatic monologue
- a the state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes or opinions
- b a form of dramatic poetry in which a speaker addresses a silent listener.
- c a sudden intuitive recognition of the essence or meaning of something.
- d an act intending or showing kindness and good will
- e poetry or lines of dramatic verse written in unrhymed iambic pentameter.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- language that is used in writing to produce images in a reader's mind and to express ideas in fresh, vivid, and imaginative ways
- a story intended to be performed before an audience by actors on a stage.
- A movement in literary criticism, dating from the late 1920s, that stressed close textual analysis in the interpretation of works of literature.
- a narrative in which situations and characters are invented by the author.
- 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
allegory → a 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.
figure of speech → a specific kind of figurative language, such as simile, personification, metaphor, or hyperbole.
archaic → a type of comedy with ridiculous characters, events, or situations.
dialect → the use of words to create pictures in the reader's mind.
caesura → (Adj.) Open, not hidden, expressed or revealed in a way that is easily recognized