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5 Matching questions

  1. Oedipus complex
  2. Rationalism
  3. Angry Young Men
  4. Ambiguity
  5. Synopsis
  1. a The state of having more than one meaning, with resultant uncertainty as the intended significance of the statements.
  2. b 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
  3. c A summary of main points of a composition so made as to show the relation of parts to the whole
  4. d The term embraces related systems of through that rely on reason rather than sense-perceptions, revelation, tradition, or authority
  5. e A group of British writers in the 1950s and 1960s who demonstrated a particular bitterness in their attacks on outmoded, bourgeois values.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A type of literature, popular during the medieval period...often ascribed human attributes to animals and were designed to moralize and expound church doctrine
  2. The idea that primitive human beings are naturally good and that whatever evil they develop is the product of the corrupting action of civilization
  3. An indispensable part of all fiction and drama
  4. The fictional author of a work, supposedly written by someone other than the author
  5. (Or anagogy) In biblical and allegorical interpretation, the mystical or spiritual meaning.

5 True/False questions

  1. SatireA work or manner that blends a censorious attitude with humor and wit for improving human institutions or humanity


  2. Suspension of disbeliefThe unselective and non evaluative presentation of a segment of life, like an objective of the naturalists


  3. ThemeA central idea; the thesis; abstract concept made concrete through representation in person, action, and image


  4. SocraticMethod that uses question-and-answer formula


  5. AnachronismA method by which a thing is separated into parts, and those parts are given rigorous, logical, detailed scrutiny, resulting in a consistent and relatively completely account of the elements of the thing and the principles of their organization.