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English II Practice Test Unit Four
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As he sat on the white-bearded man's lap, four-year-old Ethan narrowed his eyes and asked the man (fatuously, dubiously, listlessly) whether he was the real Santa Clause.
After winning the lottery, the (avaricious, petulant, bewildered) man only wanted more and more money and eventually became very lonely and unhappy.
Almost everyone supported the proposal; there was only one (sultry, jarred, dissentient) vote.
On the hot, (visage, sultry, petulant) afternoon, all we wanted to do was relax in the pool.
Becoming annoyed with her little brother's constant annoyances, Eva responded to him with a (petulant, sultry, dissentient) and angry tone.
Even the most knowledgeable scientist were (jarred, avaricious, bewildered) by the surprising outcome of the experiment.
A character in a story who displays both positive and negative traits and has a fully developed personality is a _____.
A story that contains another story within it is a(n) _________.
"As for Paul, he ran down the hill whistling the 'Soldiers' Chorus' from Faust, looking wildly behind him now and then to see whether some of his teachers were not there to writhe under his lightheartedness." Is an example of what?
A character that is based on a stereotype and is often predictable in his or her actions or motivations is a ______.
"Ivan Dmitritch, a middle-class man who lived with his family on an income of twelve hundred a year and was very well satisfied with his lot, sat down on the sofa after supper and began reading the newspaper." Is an example of what?
The Monkey's Paw
In "The Monkey's Paw," which of these objects is a symbol for desire and greed?
"It moved," he [Mr. White] cried, with a glance of disgust at the object as it lay on the floor. "As I wished it twisted in my hands like a snake." Is an example of what type of figurative language?
Point of View
What gives the reader insight into both Ivan's and Masha's inner thoughts and feelings?
"Sounds like the Arabian Nights," said Mrs. White, as she rose and begin to set the supper. Is an example of what type of figurative language?
The visitor bowed in assent. "Badly hurt," he said quietly, "but he is not in any pain." Is an example of what type of figurative language?
A story that has both literal and a symbolic meaning.
A fourteen-line poem with a specific meter and rhyme scheme
Imagery that appeals to the sense of touch or motion
A reference to a well-known person, event, thing, or statement.
A song-like poem that tells a story.
A long narrative poem that tells about the feats and deeds of heroes.
A seemingly contradictory statement or situation that reveals a truth.
Imagery that appeals to the sense of smell.
A ______ poem is one that tells a story.
The voice of the poem is called the ______ and is not necessarily the poet.
Two rhyming lines of poetry form a ______.
The rhythmical pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in a poem is its ______.
A group of four lines of poetry is called a ________.
A poem that does not have a regular meter or rhyme scheme is a _______ poem.
______ poetry aims to express the thoughts and feelings of the speaker.
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