English Literary Terms For 10th Grade Students! Quiz

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When a writer puts down their work on paper, they aim to get some reactions from the reader or the viewer, and this is mostly achieved through the use of different literary terms. Are you a 10th grader and have just covered some of the basic terms used? Test your understanding by taking up the quiz below and see if you can define them all.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Imagery
    • A. 

      The subject you are writing about.

    • B. 

      The formation of mental pictures, figures, or images.

    • C. 

      Comparing two things using like or as

  • 2. 
    Theme
    • A. 

      The subject the story is about.

    • B. 

      A picture created by words.

    • C. 

      Something used to represent something else.

  • 3. 
    Extended Metaphor
    • A. 

      Comparing something without using like or as.

    • B. 

      Something compared using like or as

    • C. 

      A metaphor that is extended through a stanza or entire poem, often by multiple comparisons of unlike objects or ideas

  • 4. 
    Dramatic monologue
    • A. 

      A script

    • B. 

      A story

    • C. 

      An over exagerated story told by a person

  • 5. 
    What are the 5 poetic elements