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5 Matching questions

  1. Analogy
  2. Travesty:
  3. Comic relief
  4. Meliorism
  5. Adaptation
  1. a A name applied to the belief that society has an innate tendency toward improvement and that that tendency can be furthered by conscious human effort
  2. b The rewriting of a work from its original form to fit it for another MEDIUM; also the new form of such a rewritten work. A NOVEL may be adapted for the STAGE, MOTION PICTURES, TELEVISON; a PLAY may be rewritten as a novel. The term normally implies an attempt to retain the chief CHARACTERS, ACTIONS, and as much as possible of the language and tone of the original.
  3. c A comparison of two things, alike in certain aspects; particularly a method used in EXPOSITION or DESCRIPTION by which something unfamiliar is explained by being compared to something more familiar.
  4. d A humorous scene, incident, or speech in the course of serious fiction or drama...
  5. e Writing that ridicules a subject inherently noble or dignified

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. "Seize the day"...has come to be applied generally to literature, especially to lyric poems, which exemplify the spirit of "Let us eat and drink, for tomorrow we shall die"
  2. The treatment of abstractions as concrete things. "Truth is a deep well."
  3. 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
  4. A group of British writers in the 1950s and 1960s who demonstrated a particular bitterness in their attacks on outmoded, bourgeois values.
  5. Movement in art emphasizing expression of imagination as realized in dreams and presented without conscious control

5 True/False questions

  1. DenotationA formal speech delivered in an impassioned manner...heard but rarely in legislative halls, the courtroom, the church

          

  2. ProtagonistThe chief character in a work

          

  3. ElegyA comparison of two things, alike in certain aspects; particularly a method used in EXPOSITION or DESCRIPTION by which something unfamiliar is explained by being compared to something more familiar.

          

  4. DissertationThe basic meaning of a word, independent of its emotional coloration or associations

          

  5. Revenge tragedyFrench for "mounting" or "editing."...sometimes called "dynamic cutting"

          

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