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LITERATURE TEST REVIEW
Terms in this set (50)
a series of events
the time and place a work occurs
the crisis in a work
a type of Literature
a reoccurring idea in a work of Literature
overall atmosphere of a work
A contrast between reality and expectation.
Writer's attitude toward a subject.
Introduction of characters and setting.
The point at which the audience learns of the outcome of the conflict.
Events leading to the climax.
Events leading to the resolution of the conflict.
Moment at which the conflict begins.
Resolution of the conflict.
An event opposite from one's expectation
Audience knows what the character does not
Saying the opposite of what one means
Struggles with outside forces
Struggles within a character
Plot Points: Exposition, Inciting Moment, Rising Action, Falling Action, Climax, and Denouement
Born in 1809 in Boston, Massachusetts.
Lived in London, England near the docks in 1863.
Died in 1849 in Baltimore, Maryland.
One of the most popular humorists in his day.
Born in Puerto Rico in 1952.
Felt divided between two cultures.
Known for horror stories now, including the "Monkey's Paw".
Known for the writing "The Masque of Red Death".
Who was the narrator in the "Tell Tale Heart"?
The mad murderer.
Why did the narrator kill the old man?
Because of his vulture eye.
What sound did the narrator hear?
The old man's heartbeat.
Where did the narrator conceal the body?
Under the floor boards.
What was the setting of "The Monkey's Paw" (give country only)?
Who was the visitor who brought the paw?
Sergeant Major Morris
What is the theme of the "Monkey's Paw"?
Fate ruled lives and those who interfered did so to their own sorrow.
What country did this visitor just return from?
What did the first man wish for on his third wish?
What was Mr. White's first wish for?
Who died as a result of this wish?
What is the theme of "Aunty Misery"?
Life's existence is full of misery and death.
What was "Aunty Misery's" favorite possession?
The pear tree.
Who did she trick into getting stuck in the tree?
The angel of death.
List Three moods of the "Tell Tale Heart":
List Three characteristics Poe uses to increase tension:
3. Broken Sentences
List Mr. White's second and third wish in that order:
1. For Herbert to come back to life.
2. For Herbert to return to the grave.
What is the irony in the "Tell Tale Heart"?
The Narrator is insane, but he believes himself to be rational.
Compare the "Monkey's Paw and Aunty Misery". What can we conclude about wishes?
Both stories show that people can wish for something that may have negative consequences and be careful what you wish for... because it might come true.
List four steps for writing a personal narrative:
1. Choose a topic
2. Gather details
4. Editing and Publishing
List three parts of the framework for a personal narrative:
List the first and second place winners of the Discovery Channel's Science Contest featured in the Honolulu Advertiser:
1. Nolan Kamitaki
2. Jacob Hurwitz
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