Lesson 2: Literature Terms-characterization

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Lesson 2: Literature Terms-characterization

A quiz over literary terms that focuses on characterization and conflict.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is a character?
    • A. 

      Person or an animal that takes part in the action of a literary work.

    • B. 

      A diagram that represents what occurs in a story.

    • C. 

      The moral or theme of a tale.

  • 2. 
    What is a dynamic character?
    • A. 

      A character that is different, or has a change of heart by the end of a story.

    • B. 

      A character that remains unchanged by the end of the story.

    • C. 

      A character that is in stark contrast with another character.

  • 3. 
    What is a foil character?
    • A. 

      A character that fits over the top of a container to keep food fresh.

    • B. 

      A character that changes throughout the story.

    • C. 

      A character whose personality or attitudes are in sharp contrast to those of another character in the same work.

  • 4. 
    What is a protagonist?
    • A. 

      The main character in a literary work

    • B. 

      The character that creates conflict for the main character in a literary work

    • C. 

      A character that changes drastically throughout a story

  • 5. 
    What is a static character?
    • A. 

      A character that changes throughout the plot.

    • B. 

      A character that stays the same throughout the plot.

    • C. 

      A character that has many vivid characteristics and is easily imaginable.

  • 6. 
    What is an antagonist?
    • A. 

      The main character of a story.

    • B. 

      A character or force in conflict with a main character.

    • C. 

      A character that stays the same throughout a story.

  • 7. 
    What is external conflict?
    • A. 

      Exists when a character struggles against some outside force, such as another character, nature, society, or fate.

    • B. 

      Exists when the character struggles with problems inside his/her mind.

    • C. 

      Exists when a character deals with a problem while outside of a building.

  • 8. 
    What is internal conflict?
    • A. 

      This conflict always takes place inside a building.

    • B. 

      This takes place between two different characters, nature and a character, or even technology and a character.

    • C. 

      This conflict exists within the mind of a character who is torn between different courses of action.