Freshman English Terms

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Terms and Definition for Freshman English


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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      A person who tells a story

    • B. 

      A person who opposed or struggles against the hero

    • C. 

      A leading character, hero, or heroine of a drama or other literary work

    • D. 

      A minor character, static character, flat character

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      The leading character, hero, heroine of a drama or other literary work

    • B. 

      A person who is opposed to, struggles against, or competes with the hero in a literary work

    • C. 

      A person who tells the story

    • D. 

      A major character in a work of fiction who encounters conflict and is changed by it

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      The events that build up the plot and lead to the climax

    • B. 

      The critical point in the story which changes the course of events

    • C. 

      The event in a story that resolves the confilct

    • D. 

      The locale or period in which the action of a novel, play, film, etc. takes place

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      A person who tells a story

    • B. 

      A person who struggles against the hero

    • C. 

      The leading character of a literary work

    • D. 

      The position of a narrator in relation to the story

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Where the author interrupts a story in order to explain something

    • B. 

      The point in the story where the main character faces a crisis

    • C. 

      The event in a story that resolves the conflict

    • D. 

      The position of the narrator in relation to the story, as indicated by the narrator's outlook

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      The locale or period in which the action of a novel, film etc takes place

    • B. 

      A hint or clue to future events in the story

    • C. 

      A struggle that takes place in a character's mind

    • D. 

      A statement about life or human nature

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      It occurs when on faces someone else or some situation that is working against one's own desires or goals

    • B. 

      The critical point in the story which changes the course of events

    • C. 

      The event in the story that resolves the conflict

    • D. 

      The locale or period in which the action of the story takes place

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      The story line; a unified, progressive pattern of action or events in a story

    • B. 

      The critical point in the story which changes the course of events

    • C. 

      The event in the story that resolves the conflict

    • D. 

      The leading character, hero, or heroine of a drama

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      It occurs when on faces someone else

    • B. 

      Is someone who undergoes an important, internal change

    • C. 

      Where an author interrupts a story in order to explain something

    • D. 

      Where an event occurs which is unexpected

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      The critical point in the story which changes the course of events

    • B. 

      A minor character in a work of fiction who does not undergo substantial changes

    • C. 

      The event that build up the plot and lead to the climax

    • D. 

      The event in the story that resolves the conflict

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      The turning point

    • B. 

      The critical point in the story which changes the course of events

    • C. 

      The point in the story where the main character faces a crisis and must make a crucial decision that will effect the outcome of the story

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      The event that build up the plot and lead to the climax

    • B. 

      The events that unwind the plot and lead to resolving the conflict

    • C. 

      The event in the story that resolves the conflict

    • D. 

      A hint or clue to future events in the story

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      The story line, a unified, progressive pattern of action or events in a story

    • B. 

      The event in a story that resolves the conflict

    • C. 

      The critical point in the story which changes the course of events

    • D. 

      The event that build up the plot and lead to the climax

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      The main idea or message of the story

    • B. 

      Every answer applies

    • C. 

      Its generalized meaning

    • D. 

      A statement about life or human nature which the author seeks to prove through specific developments of the story

  • 15. 
    • A. 

      The main idea or message of the story

    • B. 

      A reference within a literary work

    • C. 

      A person who tells the story

    • D. 

      A recurring important idea or image.

  • 16. 
    • A. 

      The attitude of the author toward his subject or toward the reader

    • B. 

      The main idea or message

    • C. 

      A indirect relationship where one thing or idea is described as being similar to another

    • D. 

      The event in a story that resolves the conflict

  • 17. 
    • A. 

      Where an author interrupts a story in order to explain something

    • B. 

      Where an event occurs which is unexpected

    • C. 

      A reference, within a literary work, to another work of fiction, film, a piece of art etc.

    • D. 

      The point in the story where the main character faces a crisis

  • 18. 
    • A. 

      The main idea or message of the story

    • B. 

      The attitude of the author toward his subject

    • C. 

      Is someone who undergoes an important, internal change

    • D. 

      Something that on the surface is its literal self but which also has another meaning or even several meanings

  • 19. 
    • A. 

      A major character in a work of fiction who encounters conflict and is changed by it

    • B. 

      An indirect relationship where one thing or idea is described as being similar to another. Usually contains the word "like" or "as"

    • C. 

      A direct relationship where one thing or idea substitutes

    • D. 

      A recurring important idea or image

  • 20. 
    • A. 

      A hint or clue to future events in the story

    • B. 

      One whose personality doesn't change throughout the events in the story's plot

    • C. 

      A direct relationship where one thing or idea substitutes for another

    • D. 

      When on faces someone else or some situation that is working against one's own desires or goals

  • 21. 
    • A. 

      Where inanimate objects or abstract concepts are seemingly endowed with human self

    • B. 

      Where an event occurs which is unexpected

    • C. 

      The story line, a unified, progressive pattern of action

    • D. 

      The event that build up the plot and lead to the climax

  • 22. 
    • A. 

      The event in a story that resolves the conflict

    • B. 

      Where an author interrupts to explain something

    • C. 

      A hint or clue to future events in the story

    • D. 

      The event that unwind the plot

  • 23. 
    • A. 

      The turning point

    • B. 

      Where an event occurs which is unexpected, in sense that it is somehow in absurd or mocking opposition to what would be expected

    • C. 

      The event in a story that resolves the conflict

    • D. 

      The events that build up the plot and lead to the climax

  • 24. 
    • A. 

      Is someone who undergoes an important, internal change

    • B. 

      A major character in a work of fiction who encounters conflict and is changed by it

    • C. 

      A minor character in a work of fiction who does not undergo substantial change

    • D. 

      Is one whose personality doesn't change throughout the events in the story's plot

  • 25. 
    • A. 

      A person who tells a story

    • B. 

      Is someone who undergoes an important internal change because of the action in the plot

    • C. 

      A struggle that takes place in a character's mind

    • D. 

      Where an author interrupts to explain something

  • 26. 
    • A. 

      A major character in a work of fiction who encounters conflict and is changed by it

    • B. 

      A direct relationship where one thing or idea substitutes for another

    • C. 

      A minor character in a work of fiction who does not undergo substantial change

    • D. 

      One whose personality does not change throughout the events

  • 27. 
    • A. 

      Where an event occurs which is unexpected

    • B. 

      One whose personality doesn't change throughout the events

    • C. 

      A minor character in a work of fiction who does not undergo substantial change or growth in the course of a story

    • D. 

      One who undergoes an important, internal change because of the action in the plot