Figurative Language And Characterization Quiz

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  • 1. 
    A reference in a work of literature to something outside the work, especially to a well-known historical or literary event, person, or work.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Allusion

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Round

    • E. 

      Flat

  • 2. 
    A statement or situation containing apparently contradictory or incompatible elements, but on closer inspection may be true.
    • A. 

      Allusion

    • B. 

      Paradox

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Dynamic

    • E. 

      Static

  • 3. 
    The language peculiar to a group of people
    • A. 

      Paradox

    • B. 

      Idiom

    • C. 

      Static

    • D. 

      Round

    • E. 

      Flat

  • 4. 
    A word or phrase that has become overly familiar or commonplace
    • A. 

      Idiom

    • B. 

      Diction

    • C. 

      Tone

    • D. 

      Mood

    • E. 

      Cliche

  • 5. 
    The presentation of a thing with underemphasis in order to achieve a greater effect.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Hyperbole

    • D. 

      Understatement

    • E. 

      Diction

  • 6. 
    An exaggerated statement used to heighten effect.
    • A. 

      Understatement

    • B. 

      Paradox

    • C. 

      Hyperbole

    • D. 

      Cliche

    • E. 

      Idiom

  • 7. 
    is giving human qualities to an object, animal, or idea
    • A. 

      Hyperbole

    • B. 

      Simile

    • C. 

      Metaphor

    • D. 

      Personification

    • E. 

      Flat

  • 8. 
    A comparison between two relatively unlike things not using like or as.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Hyperbole

    • D. 

      Understatement

    • E. 

      Allusion

  • 9. 
    A direct comparison between two unlike things, usually with the words like or as
    • A. 

      Metaphor

    • B. 

      Simile

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Hyperbole

    • E. 

      Allusion

  • 10. 
    Is a character that undergoes some kind of change because of the action in the plot.
    • A. 

      Dynamic

    • B. 

      Round

    • C. 

      Static

    • D. 

      Flat

    • E. 

      Major

  • 11. 
    Have similar emotions and reactions as most real people, are more fully developed, and therefore are harder to summarize
    • A. 

      Round

    • B. 

      Static

    • C. 

      Dynamic

    • D. 

      Flat

    • E. 

      Major

  • 12. 
    Embodies one or two qualities, ideas, or traits that can be easily described in a brief summary.
    • A. 

      Round

    • B. 

      Flat

    • C. 

      Static

    • D. 

      Dynamic

    • E. 

      Major

  • 13. 
    Does not change throughout the work, and the reader’s knowledge of that character does not grow
    • A. 

      Static

    • B. 

      Dynamic

    • C. 

      Major

    • D. 

      Minor

    • E. 

      Stock

  • 14. 
    Embody stereotypes such as the "dumb blonde" or the "mean stepfather." They become types rather than individuals
    • A. 

      Caricature

    • B. 

      Static

    • C. 

      Stock

    • D. 

      Dynamic

    • E. 

      Major

  • 15. 
    Exaggeration of a character’s ability or characteristic
    • A. 

      Static

    • B. 

      Stock

    • C. 

      Caricature

    • D. 

      Major

    • E. 

      Minor

  • 16. 
    Is the central character who engages the reader’s interest and empathy. This character also leads the action of the story
    • A. 

      Protagonist

    • B. 

      Antagonist

    • C. 

      Major

    • D. 

      Minor

    • E. 

      Static

  • 17. 
    Is the character, force, or collection of forces that stands directly opposed to the protagonist and gives rise to the conflict of the story.
    • A. 

      Protagonist

    • B. 

      Antagonist

    • C. 

      Major

    • D. 

      Minor

    • E. 

      Staic

  • 18. 
    is usually a character you don’t learn very much about, but is important to the progress of the story
    • A. 

      Major

    • B. 

      Minor

    • C. 

      Static

    • D. 

      Dynamic

    • E. 

      Protagonist

  • 19. 
    Are usually the characters the story focuses on.
    • A. 

      Minor

    • B. 

      Dynamic

    • C. 

      Major

    • D. 

      Static

    • E. 

      Antagonist

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