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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. theme
  2. conflict
  3. omniscient
  4. tone
  5. flashback
  1. a Message or statement about life in the story
  2. b interruption in the present action of a plot to show events that happened at an earlier time.
  3. c the writer's attitude toward his or her audience and subject
  4. d when the narrator knows what is happening to every character, all-knowing
  5. e the problem or problems characters face in a literary work

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a lesson taught by a literary work
  2. something that stands for or represents something else
  3. A fictional story that takes place in a particular time period in the past. Often the setting is real, but the characters are made up from the author's imagination.
  4. The time and place of a story
  5. background information presented in a literary work

5 True/False questions

  1. resolutionEnd of the story where loose ends are tied up


  2. falling actionevents leading up to the climax


  3. climaxThe sequence of events in a story


  4. foreshadowingAn author's use of hints or clues to suggest events that will occur later in the story


  5. antagonistthe leading character, hero, or heroine of a drama or other literary work