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5 Matching questions

  1. Tract
  2. Round character
  3. Euphemism
  4. Elegy
  5. Meliorism
  1. a A sustained and formal poem setting forth meditations on death or another solemn theme. The meditation often is occasioned by the death of a particular person, but it may be a generalized observation or the expression of a solemn mood
  2. b A device in which indirectness replaces directness of statement, usually in an effort to avoid offensiveness Ex. "at liberty" instead of "out of work"
  3. c 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
  4. d A character sufficiently complex to be able to surprise the reader without losing credibility
  5. e A pamphlet; argumentative document on some religious or political topic

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A mask. The term is widely used to refer to a "second self" created by an author and through whom the narrative is told
  2. for something expressive in a personal manner of inward convictions, beliefs, dreams, or deals
  3. A type of literature, popular during the medieval period...often ascribed human attributes to animals and were designed to moralize and expound church doctrine
  4. Iambic pentameter lines rhymed in pairs
  5. (Or anagogy) In biblical and allegorical interpretation, the mystical or spiritual meaning.

5 True/False questions

  1. Point of viewA novel in which actual persons are presented under the guise of fiction

          

  2. SentimentalismA nineteenth century literary movement that rested on the credo of "ART FOR ART'S SAKE."

          

  3. Double entendreA statement that is deliberately ambiguous, one of whose possible meanings is risqué or suggestive of some impropriety

          

  4. AphorismA name applied to the belief that society has an innate tendency toward improvement and that that tendency can be furthered by conscious human effort

          

  5. ActA section or division of a long poem