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5 Matching questions

  1. Aspects of Language development (social backgrounds)
  2. Theatre of the Absurd
  3. interior monologue
  4. hero
  5. anapestic
  1. a the chief character in a literary work, usually one with admirable qualities.
  2. b a literary technique that records a character's memories, opinions, and emotions.
  3. c unstressed, unstressed, stressed ˇˇ/
  4. d Children from different sociocultureal backgrounds may differ in the style and structure of their oral narratives.
  5. e tries to capture the absurdity of the human condition; man is in charge and god is absent, lack of humanity-no meaning to life, actors are clown-like, no hope Example: Waiting for Godot

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Symbolism 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.
  2. Chomsky-no dialect or language is more complex or sophisticated than the other. We are all born with the capacity to learn any language w/o formal instruction. A set of principles that apply to all languages and are unconsciously accessible to every human language user.
  3. A subordinate clause that, like an adjective, modifies a noun or pronoun. Usually it starts with a WHO, WHOM, WHICH and THAT.
    Example: Maria, WHO I went to school with, is getting married this Saturday. My friends were surprised THAT the event was kept down low.
  4. the flaw that leads to the downfall of a tragic hero; the word comes from the Greek word hybris, meaning "excessive pride."
  5. (Adj.) Open, not hidden, expressed or revealed in a way that is easily recognized

5 True/False questions

  1. fictiona narrative in which situations and characters are invented by the author.


  2. new formalistMid - late 20th century, return to strict form, response to free verse


  3. positive transferMastery of one task aids learning or performing another


  4. aphorisma wise saying, usually short and to the point, as Hippocrates' "Life is short, art is long." Also known as an epigram or maxim.


  5. foreshadowingShifting back and forth between languages in the same conversation


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