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5 Matching questions

  1. satire
  2. surrealism
  3. Spenserian stanza
  4. suspension of disbelief
  5. sapphic verse
  1. a in literature, the term refers to an attempt to push, question or cross the boundaries of reality and rationality
  2. b the reader's (or viewer's) willingness or tendency to set aside questions of probability or truth when encountering a work of fiction
  3. c pertaining to Sappho or to certain meters or a form of strophe or stanza used by or named after her
  4. d 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
  5. e a stanza of nine lines in iambic meter, rhymed ABABBCBCC

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a method of narration in which action and dialogue are presented indirectly, in the form of a summary
  2. in 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
  3. having 11 syllables
  4. the progression of one's entire awareness over a period of time--including thoughts (both verbal and nonverbal), impressions, perceptions, memories, associations and emotions
  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. syllabic versepertaining to Sappho or to certain meters or a form of strophe or stanza used by or named after her


  2. stanzaa poem consisting of fourteen lines, traditionally in iambic pentameter, with one of several regular rhyme schemes


  3. sprung rhythma 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.


  4. septetany stanza (or poem) of six lines, whether rhymed or unrhymed


  5. stock charactera conventional character who fills a stereotypical role in a work of literature or folklore