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5 Matching questions

  1. elegy
  2. allusion
  3. fickle
  4. over-generalizing (Hasty Generalization)
  5. modernism
  1. a too few instances are presented to reach an accurate conclusion
  2. b likely to change for no apparent reason; inconstant
  3. c attempted to capture the essence of modern life in the twentieth century in both form and content of their work
  4. d a peom or prose selection that laments or meditates on the passing or death of someone or something of value
  5. e a direct or indirect reference to something which is presumable commonly known, such as an event, book, myth, place, or work of art

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a serious play typically dealing with the problems of a central charcter, leading to an unhappy or disastrous ending brought on, as in ancient drama, by fate and a tragic flaw in this characer, or, in modern drama, usually by moral weakness, psychological maladjustment, or soical pressures
  2. a longing to return to a sentimentalized past; homesickness
  3. the word, phrase, or clause referred to by a pronoun
  4. the Anglo-Saxon language spoken from approximately 450 to 1150 AD in what is now Great Britain
  5. in poetry, the running on of a sentence from one line or couplet to the next, with little or no pause

5 True/False questions

  1. photosynthesisprocess by which plants and some other organisms use light energy to convert water and carbon dioxide into oxygen and high-energy carbohydrates such as sugars and starches


  2. consonancethe repetition of vowel sounds in a series of words


  3. parallel structurethe structure required for expressing two or more grammatical elements of equal rank. coordinate ideas, compared and contrasted ideas, and correlative constructions call for this


  4. archetypethe repetition of similar sounds at regular intervals, used mostly in poetry but not unheard of in prose


  5. blank versea literary work that ridicule various aspects of human behavior