Final Exam English 3

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A final exam given to 11th grade students. IT focuses on the identification and application of lITerary terms and strategies from the year.

  
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1.  Which of the following best describes First Person Point of View?
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2.  Themes are...
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3.  Motivation is best defined as
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4.  Which of the following is an internal conflict?
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5.  The part of the plot that contains the most tension is called the 
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6.  A major theme in "Catcher in the Rye" is 
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7.  Which sentence below would you find in a novel written in third person point of view?
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8.  The person telling the story is known as the
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9.  The _______________________ of a story is made of when it takes place, where it takes place and the weather.
10.  Which of the following is a metaphor?
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11.  Which of the following is an example of personification?
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12.  Choose the term that best describes the following statement.Your friend gets and F on their paper, their girlfriend breaks up with them and someone steals their Ipod out of their locker all on the same day, but when you ask them how they are feeling they say, "Wonderful!"
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13.  Something that stands for, or represents, something else is called a ______________________.
14.  The author's attitude towards his reader, subject and characters is known as
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15.  Which of the following is an example of hyperbole?
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16.  Language that is used to evoke, or create, a mental picture in the reader is called ________________________.
17.  Which of the following is NOT a plausible way to persuade your reader.
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18.  A question to which the author does not want an answer is known as a
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19.  A style of writing, developed in the late nineteenth century, that attempts to depict life accurately, as it really is, without idealizing it or romanticizing it.
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20.  The distinctive way that an individual writer uses language is known as their
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21.  Read the double-sided hand out you received at the start of the exam and answer the following question.Describe the plot of the story in three to five sentences.
22.  Read the double-sided hand out you received at the start of the exam and answer the following question.Create a theme for the story "A Rice Sandwich." Then, defend your theme by citing AT LEAST two examples from the text to back your thoughts up. (There is not just one right answer here.)
23.  Read the double-sided hand out you received at the start of the exam and answer the following question.Analyze the narrator's motivation. How do her desires, fears, hopes etcetera drive the plot of the story along? (Be sure to cite evidence from the text. Your answer should show that you understand her external and internal motivations.)
24.  Use the 2WH method to come up with and justify the main idea of the following poem. Your answer should clearly state the Who? What? and How? of the poem with quotes to back your claims up. Then, your main idea should be stated in one complete sentence. Dinner Guest: Me  I know I amThe Negro ProblemBeing wined and dined,Answering the usual questionsThat come to white mindWhich seeks demurelyTo Probe in polite wayThe why and wherewithalOf darkness U.S.A.--Wondering how things got this wayIn current democratic night,Murmuring gentlyOver fraises du bois,"I'm so ashamed of being white."The lobster is delicious,The wine divine,And center of attentionAt the damask table, mine.To be a Problem onPark Avenue at eightIs not so bad.Solutions to the Problem,Of course, wait. Langston Hughes 
25.  In four-five sentences, evaluate your progress this year. Did you learn as much as you wanted to? What stood in your way? What worked out really well? What would you like to do more of next year? What things should I remove from class. I would like you to focus on methods and NOT particular poems or stories as I will be teaching World Literature next year (so I will be teaching all new texts anyway). 
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