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5 Matching questions

  1. Epithet
  2. Essay
  3. diction
  4. Conflict
  5. tone
  1. 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.
  2. b The struggle between opposing forces that provide the central action and interest in any literary plot.
  3. c the use of words in a literary work. (colloquial is everyday usage in a group)
  4. d a short work of nonfiction prose in which a writer attempts to fulfill a specific purpose.
  5. e A nickname associated with a certain character. Dog is man's best friend. Calling the creature demon or wretch.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Words that express general ideas or concepts. (metaphorically diction: light means wisdom, light means truth.
  2. 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.
  3. something that is simultaneously itself and a sign of something else.
  4. A comic misuse of common words.
  5. 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

  1. octavewriting 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.


  2. quatraina poem consisting of four lines of verse with a specific rhyming scheme.


  3. rhyme royalrhyme that appears correct from spelling, but is half-rhyme or slant rhyme from the pronunciation. (watch and match, love and move)


  4. Connotationa system for describing the meter of a poem by identifying the number and the types of feet per line.


  5. understatementthe kind of irony that deliberately represents something as being much less than it really is.