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5 Matching questions

  1. surrealism
  2. satire
  3. subplot
  4. stasimon
  5. sprung rhythm
  1. a in a narrative, a secondary sequence of events that constitutes a plot subordinate to the main plot
  2. b a poetic rhythm characterized by the use of strongly accented syllables, often in juxtaposition, accompanied by an indefinite number of unaccented syllables in each foot, of which the accented syllable is the essential component.
  3. c literature that uses irony, humor and wit in order to criticize or ridicule an institution, a group of people, a culture or society, or even humanity in general
  4. d in literature, the term refers to an attempt to push, question or cross the boundaries of reality and rationality
  5. e a passage of text recited or sung by the chorus between the episodes of a classical Greek play

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. metrical verse in which the lines have a set number of syllables, but not a set number or pattern of accents
  2. a poem consisting of six sestets and a three-line envoy (thirty-nine lines total)
  3. a conventional character who fills a stereotypical role in a work of literature or folklore
  4. a group of two or more lines of verse, separated vertically by a space from other, similar groups in the same poem
  5. a style of dialogue in which two characters exchange single, antagonistic lines of speech, partially repeating and manipulating each others' words

5 True/False questions

  1. soliloquyin a play, a speech delivered by a character who is alone onstage, serving to inform the audience of his or her private thoughts, feelings, motives, plans or prior actions


  2. scenic methoda method of narration in which action and dialogue are presented indirectly, in the form of a summary


  3. stream of consciousnessthe progression of one's entire awareness over a period of time--including thoughts (both verbal and nonverbal), impressions, perceptions, memories, associations and emotions


  4. summary methoda method of narration in which action and dialogue are presented directly, in a form similar to that of a dramatic scene


  5. hendecasyllabichaving 11 syllables