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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. analogy
  2. iambic
  3. dramatic poetry
  4. Villanelle
  5. hero
  1. a unstressed, stressed ˇ/
  2. b the chief character in a literary work, usually one with admirable qualities.
  3. c a comparison of two things that are alike in some ways.
  4. d a nineteen-line poem divided into five tercets and a final quatrain
  5. e poetry in which characters are revealed through dialogue, monologue, and description.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Postcolonial literary criticism explores how colonization
    continues to affect former colonized societies. The literature of colonized cultures reflects their common experience of colonization, an experience that may be presented differently in the texts of colonizing nations.
  2. a wise saying, usually short and to the point, as Hippocrates' "Life is short, art is long." Also known as an epigram or maxim.
  3. a form of dramatic poetry in which a speaker addresses a silent listener.
  4. words that are spelled alike but have different sounds and meanings (bow and arrow vs. bow of a ship) .
  5. 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 True/False questions

  1. Verbal Phasea sudden intuitive recognition of the essence or meaning of something.


  2. condescensionthe state of manifesting goodwill and cooperation after being reconciled


  3. negative transferinterference of previous learning inprocess of learning something new


  4. negative transferinterference with learning that results from differences between two otherwise similar tasks


  5. second language acquisitionrepetition of initial consonant sounds in words, as in these lines from Coleridge: "The fair breeze flew, the white foam flew, / The furrow followed free."