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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Plot
  2. Theme
  3. Figurative Language
  4. Hyperbole
  5. Foreshadowing
  1. a Any language which deviates from literal language so as to furnish novel effects or fresh insights into the suject being discussed.
  2. b The underlying meaning of a literary work, a general truth about life or mankind. A theme may be stated or implied. Not every literary work contains a theme.
  3. c The significant pattern of action in a short story, novel, or play.
  4. d An exaggerated statement used to heighten effect
  5. e Authors use of hints/clues to show about events that will occur in future.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A reference to another work of literature or to a familiar person, place, or event outside of literature.
  2. The stated or implied attitude of an author toward his subject in a particular literary work. The author reveals his attitude through his choice of words and details
  3. Repeated consonant sounds occurring at the beginning of words and within words
  4. Concrete details that appeal t the senses.
  5. The contrast between what is expected, or what appears to be, and what actually is.

5 True/False questions

  1. SettingThe place and time in which the events of the narrative occur.


  2. Factual Prose and FictionTwo broad classifications of prose literature.


  3. FlashbackAn interruption in the action of a story, play, or work of nonfiction to show an episode that happened at an earlier time.


  4. MetaphorLike simile, is a comparison but is implied rather than stated.


  5. DialogueComparison between two things that really are different but share common elements.


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