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5 Matching questions

  1. Adverb Phrase
  2. foreshadowing
  3. cliche
  4. Critical Period hypothesis
  5. Prepositional Phrase
  1. a a group of words beginning with a preposition and ending with a noun or pronoun
    Example: Out of bed, down the tree, through the forest, up the hill, around the lake, etc.
  2. b a word or phrase that is so overused that it has lost its expressive power--for example, "I slept like a log."
  3. c Erick Lenneberg - theory of language development that states language must be learned by a certain age, otherwise, we will experience continual difficulty learning language
  4. d a literary technique in which the author uses clues to prepare readers for events that will occur later.
  5. e a 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 Multiple choice questions

  1. A verb form that is used as a noun
    Example: Disciplinging the dogs is a teadious task. Singing to the audience makes me nervous.
  2. A verb form that is used as an adjective
    Example: Sleeping soundly, she got her rest. Chewing loudly, people started to stare.
  3. Formalist criticism focuses on the way individual literary
    elements combine to create a coherent whole text, independent of outside factors such as the author's life or intent, or the sociocultural and historical context. Formalist critics, for example, might examine how structure or syntax contributes to the theme or overall emotional impact of a text.
  4. Of or relating to poetry, relating to the Parnassians or their style of poetry- A member of a school of late 19th-century French poets whose work is characterized by detachment and emphasis on metrical form.
  5. a short, witty verse or saying. Also known as an aphorism or maxim.

5 True/False questions

  1. slanginformal language used by a particular group among themselves.


  2. dialectconversation between characters in a literary work.


  3. dramatic monologuea form of dramatic poetry in which a speaker addresses a silent listener.


  4. spondaicstressed, stressed //


  5. trochaicstressed, unstressed /ˇ