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5 Matching questions

  1. condescension
  2. denouement
  3. jargon
  4. epigram
  5. deep structure
  1. a a short, witty verse or saying. Also known as an aphorism or maxim.
  2. b the outcome, or resolution, of the plot.
  3. c The underlying structure of a statement that holds its meaning.
  4. d a patronizing manner or behavior
  5. e specialized language used in a particular profession or content area.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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.
  2. the state of manifesting goodwill and cooperation after being reconciled
  3. The ability to take contextual factors into account when using and interpreting language. This includes knowledge of the real world, how speakers use and understand speech acts and the relationship between speaker and listener. For example, "It's hot in here, isn't it?" could mean "It's time to get something to eat" depending on the different factors of the situation.
  4. a form of Japanese poetry
    Ex. the 1st and 3rd lines have five syllables and the 2nd, 4th, and 5th have seven syllables
  5. Children from different sociocultureal backgrounds may differ in the style and structure of their oral narratives.

5 True/False questions

  1. conflicta stanza made up of two rhyming lines that follow the same rhythmic pattern.


  2. imagist20th Century movement of poetry; typically written in free verse, draws on a wide range of subject matter, is expressed in common speech, and relies on a clear, concentrated image to convey meaning.


  3. Parallel structuresa pause or break in the meter or rhythm of a line of verse, marked in prosody by a double vertical line (||), as in this example from Tennyson: "Ring out the old, || ring in the new, /Ring, happy bells, || across the snow."


  4. Adverb Phrasea prepositional phrase that modifies a verb, an adjective, or an adverb
    Example: The bears were in the bed. Mama bear is naive about her bears.


  5. borrowingthe use of a word or phrase to mean the exact opposite of its literal or expected meaning.