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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. subplot
  2. scansion
  3. stanza
  4. scop
  5. stream of consciousness
  1. a analyzing the meter in lines of verse by marking the accented and unaccented syllables, dividing the lines into metrical feet and indicating any distinct pauses within the lines
  2. b the progression of one's entire awareness over a period of time--including thoughts (both verbal and nonverbal), impressions, perceptions, memories, associations and emotions
  3. c a royally appointed Anglo-Saxon poet and performer of epics
  4. d in a narrative, a secondary sequence of events that constitutes a plot subordinate to the main plot
  5. e a group of two or more lines of verse, separated vertically by a space from other, similar groups in the same poem

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. pertaining to Sappho or to certain meters or a form of strophe or stanza used by or named after her
  2. 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
  3. a stanza of nine lines in iambic meter, rhymed ABABBCBCC
  4. in literature, the term refers to an attempt to push, question or cross the boundaries of reality and rationality
  5. 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

5 True/False questions

  1. stasimona passage of text recited or sung by the chorus between the episodes of a classical Greek play


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


  3. hendecasyllabica stanza of nine lines in iambic meter, rhymed ABABBCBCC


  4. suspension of disbeliefa stanza of nine lines in iambic meter, rhymed ABABBCBCC


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