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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. faulty reasoning
  2. vulgarity
  3. farce
  4. dialogue
  5. hubris
  1. a language widely consider crude, disgusting, and offensive.
  2. b Reasoning formed based on either untrue or misunderstood ideas.
  3. c a type of comedy with ridiculous characters, events, or situations.
  4. d conversation between characters in a literary work.
  5. e the flaw that leads to the downfall of a tragic hero; the word comes from the Greek word hybris, meaning "excessive pride."

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a person or force working against the protagonist, or central character, in a literary work.
  2. a comparison of two things that are alike in some ways.
  3. based on the idea that literary works can reflect the imagined fulfillment of the author's thoughts and desires that are denied in real, everyday life or are prohibited by social or cultural standards—i.e., thoughts and desires that are censored by the self, or repressed.
  4. an interruption in the chronological sequence of a narrative to leap forward in time.
  5. A verb form that is used as a noun
    Example: Disciplinging the dogs is a teadious task. Singing to the audience makes me nervous.

5 True/False questions

  1. flashbacka variety of language used by people in a particular geographic area.


  2. foreshadowinga literary technique in which the author uses clues to prepare readers for events that will occur later.


  3. climaxinformal language used by a particular group among themselves.


  4. free verseA 19th century artistic movement in which writers and painters sought to show life as it is rather than life as it should be


  5. SymbolistSymbolism was an aesthetic movement that encouraged writers to express their ideas, feelings, and values by means of symbols or suggestions rather than by direct statements.


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