5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- heroic couplet
- Frame Story
- 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.
- 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!"
- c The literary device of creating a larger story for the purpose of combining a number of shorter stories in a unity.
- 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.
- e a deliberate, extravagant, and often outrageous exaggeration.
5 Multiple choice questions
- When authors throw in a random solution to the character's problem.
- A literary technique which imitates and ridicules another author or genre.
- 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.
- a restatement of an idea in such a way as to retain the meaning while changing the diction and form.
- 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
octave → an eight-line stanza. commonly refers to the first division of an Italian sonnet.
refrain → a stanza of three lines in which each line ends with the same rhyme.
Digression → A literary device in which the author creates a temporary departure from the main subject or narrative in order to focus on a related matter.
Motif → 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.
Oxymoron → Two words back to back that mean opposite things. Pretty Ugly, or wise fool