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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Narrative Hook
  2. Fable
  3. Villain
  4. Climax
  5. Epic
  1. a A short and fairly simple story designed to illustrate a moral lesson.
  2. b The point where the author captures the reader's attention with the main conflict.
  3. c The principal evil character in the play or story.
  4. d "The turning point in the story", the great emotional involvement. This is when the reader discovers whether the main character will or will not be successful.
  5. e A long narrative poem that celebrates the great deeds of at least one legendary hero. The three main characteristics are 1) fantastic geographies and exotic characters; 2) exhausting quests and difficult journeys; 3) heroic battles with monsters, supernatural beings and forces of nature.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A novel about the moral and psychological growth of a character: a coming-of-age tale.
  2. The use of clues and/or hints to suggest events that will occur later in the plot.
  3. When a writer or speaker says something but means something different.
  4. A character whose main purpose is to teach another character a moral lesson.
  5. The character flaw in a TRAGIC HERO that causes his/her downfall.

5 True/False questions

  1. EpiphanyA moment in which a character has a sudden recognition of some truth.


  2. TragedyA type of play where the main character is brought to ruin or suffers a great sorrow.


  3. HubrisIn Greek tragedies, a group of people who serve as commentators on the characters and events.


  4. ToneWord play which involves either multiple meanings of a single word or the use of 2 words that sound alike but have different meanings.


  5. IronyThe literary technique involving surprising, interesting, or amusing contradictions.