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english II unit 5 quiz 1
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pertaining to the country or country life
surrounded or swallowed up; submerged
horrifying, shocking, or dreadful
a false belief
ready to occur at any moment
What is the correct definition of romance, as it is used in the last sentence of the story?
an extravagant, fanciful story that is not based on fact
The major conflict of the story is
Framton's internal conflict
The part of the story that makes up the climax is when
Framton runs from the house thinking he saw ghosts.
What is the setting of the story?
Mrs. Sappleton's house in the fall
Select the specific details from the story that describe or indicate the setting.
1. "'You may wonder why we keep that window wide open on an October afternoon, ' said the niece. . . "
2. "An undefinable something about the room seemed to suggest masculine habitation."
3. ". . . somehow in this restful country spot tragedies seemed out of place."
Select all the characteristics that describe Vera.
1. tells dramatic stories
2. tricking people with stories
3. "self-possessed young lady of fifteen."
Select all the characteristics that describe Framton Nuttel.
1. does not like to meet new people
2. talks about the illness a lot
3. easily frightened
4. visiting the countryside, undergoing a nerve cure
Who is the protagonist of the story?
Who is the antagonist of the story?
What is the point of view of the story?
third person omniscient
Select the statements that indicate the point of view.
1. "Privately he doubted more than ever whether these formal visits . . . would do much towards helping the nerves which he was supposed to be undergoing."
2. "He was wondering whether Mrs. Sappleton was in the married or widowed state."
3. "Romance at short notice was her specialty."
What effect does the point of view have on the story?
It allows the reader to know what Framton is thinking throughout most of the story.
What do you consider to be the theme of the story?
A person should be careful not to believe all he or she is told.
Select all the moods that are created throughout the story.
humorous, tense, horror
It is __________ that Framton goes to the country for a nerve cure, but he leaves Mrs. Sappleton's house in worse condition than before.
The "Open Window" is an example of a(n) _________ story.
The literary technique of ____________ is used at the beginning of the story when Vera asks Framton, "Then you know practically nothing about my aunt?"
usually takes place in another world or dimension and involves imaginary characters and creatures
intended to create feelings of excitement and suspense in the reader
based on theories and facts of science but involves elements of fantasy as well
aims to portray realities of life
revolves around a crime that needs to be solved
based on historical events and/or people but involves imaginative elements
The characters, setting, and basic situation are revealed, and the conflict is introduced.
Events related to the conflict help to build suspense as the plot nears the climax.
It is the turning point of the story, in which the protagonist must face the conflict head-on.
It includes events that occur as a result of the climax.
The story comes to a close, as the conflicts are resolved, and the reader can discern how things changed.
Select all the qualities your characters should have.
unique, believable, interesting
Direct characterization reveals information in a straight forward way.
Indirect characterization is the most effective and efficient way to portray characters.
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