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5 Matching questions

  1. Foreshadowing
  2. Imagery
  3. (metrical) Scansion
  4. Denouement
  5. Blank verse
  1. a the introduction early in a story of a verbal and dramatic hints that suggest what is to come later
  2. b Visually descriptive or figurative language
  3. c the process of measuring the stresses in a line of verse in order to determine the metrical pattern of line
  4. d a French term meaning "unraveling" or "unknotting" used to describe the resolution of the plot following the climax
  5. e unrhymed iambic pentameter

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. final event which completely resolves the conflict. After the catastrophe comes the denouement, the tying together of any loose ends.
  2. the repetition of the same consonant sounds in a sequence of words
  3. in poetry, when one line ends without a pause and continues into the next line for its meaning
  4. something or someone that is not in its correct historical or chronological time
  5. the character, force, or collection of forces in fiction or drama that opposes the protagonist and gives rise to the conflict of the story

5 True/False questions

  1. Iambic pentameterfigure of speech that makes a comparison between two unlike things


  2. Themethe author's explicit attitude toward the reader or the people, places, and events in a work as revealed by the elements of the author's style


  3. TragedyVisually descriptive or figurative language


  4. Personificationa form of metaphor in which human characteristics are attributed to non human things


  5. Apostrophean address, either to someone who is absent. Often provides a speaker the opportunity to think aloud