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5 Matching questions

  1. analogy
  2. atmosphere
  3. Adverb Clause
  4. slang
  5. Parallel structures
  1. a A subordinate clause that, like any adverb, modifies a verb, adjective, or an adverb. Words used before clause (after, before, when, since, unless, while)
    Example: Mama Jo knits WHEREVER SHE CAN. The animals get out at night most THAN I DO. We ate the cookies AFTER dinner.
  2. b a comparison of two things that are alike in some ways.
  3. c informal language used by a particular group among themselves.
  4. d the repetition of phrases , clauses, or sentencesthat have the same grammatical structure
  5. e the dominant mood or feeling of a literary work.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a movement in literature and art during the late 18th and early 19th centuries that celebrated nature rather than civilization
  2. verse that contains an irregular metrical pattern and line length; also called vers libre.
  3. a quotation from another work that suggests the maid idea, or theme, of the work at hand.
  4. Formalist criticism focuses on the way individual literary
    elements combine to create a coherent whole text, independent of outside factors such as the author's life or intent, or the sociocultural and historical context. Formalist critics, for example, might examine how structure or syntax contributes to the theme or overall emotional impact of a text.
  5. in a linguistic context, the process describing the convergence of two or more languages, forming a separate, new language; development of a language through the merging of two or more different languages.

5 True/False questions

  1. colloquialismswas an artistic and literary movement of the early 20th century that championed experimentation, technicality, primitivism, impersonalism, aestheticism, and intellectualism


  2. charactera person portrayed in a literary work.


  3. Structuralist Criticismrelies heavily on linguistics and linguistic theory to analyze literary works. One structuralist view holds that a literary work is a mode of writing that consists of an interaction of various constitutent parts according to wholly literary conventions, codes, and genres.


  4. realismA 19th century artistic movement in which writers and painters sought to show life as it is rather than life as it should be


  5. Homonymswords that are spelled alike but have different sounds and meanings (bow and arrow vs. bow of a ship) .


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