5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a the manner in which an author expresses his or her attitude; the intonation of the voice that expresses meaning. the result of allusion, diction, figurative language, imagery, irony, symbol, syntax, and style.
- b The struggle between opposing forces that provide the central action and interest in any literary plot.
- c the use of words in a literary work. (colloquial is everyday usage in a group)
- d a short work of nonfiction prose in which a writer attempts to fulfill a specific purpose.
- e A nickname associated with a certain character. Dog is man's best friend. Calling the creature demon or wretch.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Words that express general ideas or concepts. (metaphorically diction: light means wisdom, light means truth.
- a group of words forming a phrase or sentence and consisting of one or more lines repeated at intervals in a poem, usually at the end of a stanza.
- something that is simultaneously itself and a sign of something else.
- A comic misuse of common words.
- a non-dramatic poem which tells a story or presents a narrative, whether simple or complex, long or short. (epics and ballads are a form of this)
5 True/False questions
octave → writing that seeks to arouse a reader's disapproval of an object by ridicule. usually a comedy that exposes erros with an eye to correct vice and folly.
quatrain → a poem consisting of four lines of verse with a specific rhyming scheme.
rhyme royal → rhyme that appears correct from spelling, but is half-rhyme or slant rhyme from the pronunciation. (watch and match, love and move)
Connotation → a system for describing the meter of a poem by identifying the number and the types of feet per line.
understatement → the kind of irony that deliberately represents something as being much less than it really is.