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5 Matching questions

  1. Climax
  2. heroic couplet
  3. Frame Story
  4. Mood
  5. hyperbole
  1. a That atmosphere of a literary work with the intention of evoking a certain emotion from the audience. may be created by setting, voice, tone, and theme.
  2. b two end-stopped iambic pentameter lines rhymed aa, bb, cc with the thought usually completed in the two-line unit. "But when to mischief mortals bend their will,
    How soon they find fit instruments of ill!"
  3. c The literary device of creating a larger story for the purpose of combining a number of shorter stories in a unity.
  4. d The decisive moment and the turning point of the action in the plot of a play or story. The part which determines the outcome of the conflict.
  5. e a deliberate, extravagant, and often outrageous exaggeration.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. When authors throw in a random solution to the character's problem.
  2. A literary technique which imitates and ridicules another author or genre.
  3. a pause, usually near the middle of a line of verse, usually indicated by the sense of the line, and often greater than the normal pause.
  4. a restatement of an idea in such a way as to retain the meaning while changing the diction and form.
  5. a reference in work of literature to something outside the work, especially to a well-known historical or literary event, person, or work.

5 True/False questions

  1. octavean eight-line stanza. commonly refers to the first division of an Italian sonnet.

          

  2. refraina stanza of three lines in which each line ends with the same rhyme.

          

  3. DigressionA literary device in which the author creates a temporary departure from the main subject or narrative in order to focus on a related matter.

          

  4. MotifThat atmosphere of a literary work with the intention of evoking a certain emotion from the audience. may be created by setting, voice, tone, and theme.

          

  5. OxymoronTwo words back to back that mean opposite things. Pretty Ugly, or wise fool