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5 Matching questions

  1. Seven cardinal virtues
  2. Oedipus complex
  3. Foil
  4. Anachronism
  5. Discourse
  1. a In psychoanalysis a libidinal feeling that develops in a child, especially a male child, between the ages of three and six, for the parent of the opposite sex
  2. b Assignment of something to a time when it was not in existence.
  3. c In medieval theology, faith, hope, and love along with prudence, justice, fortitude, and temperance
  4. d Mode or category of expression - direct or indirect. Also used more specifically to mean "discussion" and refers to ways of speaking that are bound by ideological, professional, political, cultural, or sociological communities
  5. e A "leaf" of bright metal placed under a jewel to increase its brilliance...applied to any person who through contrast underscores the distinctive characteristics of another

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A virgorously argumentative work, setting forth its author's attitudes on a highly controversial subject
  2. A simple element that serves as a basis for expanded narrative; or less strictly, a conventional situation, device, interest, or incident
  3. A term used by Friedrich Nietzsche for the spirit in Greek tragedy associated with Dionysus, the god of wine. It refers to states of ecstatic, orgiastic, or irrational.
  4. A ___ plot is one in which the principal reversal or peripety results from someone's acquisition of knowledge previously withheld but which works a decisive change
  5. A novel in which actual persons are presented under the guise of fiction

5 True/False questions

  1. PlotA single, unified strain of exalted lyrical verse, directed to a single purpose, and dealing with one theme...elaborate, dignified, and imaginative


  2. SymposiumThe use of one object to represent or suggest another


  3. HubrisA brief subjunctive poem strongly marked be imagination, melody, and emotion, and creating a single, unified impression


  4. AmbiguityA narrative technique in which characters representing things or abstract ideas are used to convey a message or teach a lesson. Allegory is typically used to teach moral, ethical, or religious lessons but is sometimes used for satiric or political purposes.


  5. PrefaceA statement at the beginning of a book or article which states the purpose of the work, makes necessary acknowledgments, and, in general, informs the reader of such facts as the author thinks pertinent