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  1. Regionalism
  2. Sentimentalism
  3. Synopsis
  4. Anaphora
  5. Surrealism
  1. a One of the devices of REPETITION, in which the same expression (word or words) is repeated at the beginning of two or more lines, clauses, or sentences. Anaphora is the chief device of routine, whether a solemn ritual or a monotonously or menacingly repeated pattern.
  2. b 1) an overindulgence in emotion, especially the conscious effort to induce emotion in order to enjoy it; 2)optimistic overemphasis of the goodness of humanity
  3. c A summary of main points of a composition so made as to show the relation of parts to the whole
  4. d Fidelity to a particular geographical area; the representation of its habits, speech, manners, history, folklore, or beliefs
  5. e Movement in art emphasizing expression of imagination as realized in dreams and presented without conscious control

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Writing that exaggerates certain individual qualities of aperson and produces buresque, ridiculous effect
  2. An empirical concept, unsophisticated by useful, that emphasizes the superiority of dramatization, demonstration, enactment, and embodiment over mere telling
  3. A sketch/brief narrative characterized by precision and delicacy
  4. Instructiveness in a work, one purpose of which is to give guidance, particularly in moral, ethical, or religious matters. Because all art exists to communicate something - an idea, a teaching, a precept, an emotion, an attitude, a fact, an autobiographical incident, a sensation - the questions...appears to be one of the author's actual or ostensible purpose
  5. A display of learning for its own sake...used in critical reproach when style is marked by big words, quotations, foreign phrases, allusions, and such...

5 True/False questions

  1. MeliorismA concise statement of a principle of precept given in pointed words. For example, "life is short, art is long, opportunity fleeting, experimenting dangerous, reasoning difficult."


  2. AnadiplosisA kind of repetition in which a word or phrase coming last or in another important place in one sentence or line is repeated at the beginning of the next


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


  4. BurlesqueA form of comedy characterized by ridiculous exaggeration and distortion: the sublime may be made absurd; honest emotion may be turned to sentimentality; a serious subject may be treated frivolously or frivolous subject seriously


  5. Novel of mannersA novel dominated by social customs, manners, conventions, and havits of a definite social class