Short Story Elements Practice Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Mood

    • A.

      The overall emotion created by a work of literature

    • B.

      The author's attitude toward his readers and his subjects

    • C.

      Time and place of a story

    • D.

      An idea that is implied or suggested

    Correct Answer
    A. The overall emotion created by a work of literature
    Explanation
    The answer "the overall emotion created by a work of literature" is correct because mood refers to the atmosphere or feeling that is evoked in a piece of literature. It is the emotional tone that the author establishes through their choice of words, descriptions, and imagery. The mood can be dark, cheerful, mysterious, or any other emotion that the author intends to convey to the reader. It helps to set the tone and create a certain emotional response in the audience, enhancing their understanding and enjoyment of the work.

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  • 2. 

    A reference to another work of literature, person, or event.

    • A.

      Alliteration

    • B.

      Allusion

    • C.

      In medias res

    • D.

      Exposition

    Correct Answer
    B. Allusion
    Explanation
    An allusion is a reference to another work of literature, person, or event. It is a literary device used to add depth and meaning to a text by drawing on the reader's prior knowledge or cultural references. Allusions can be direct or indirect, and they often serve to enhance the reader's understanding or create a connection between the text and a larger context. In this case, the correct answer is "allusion" because it aligns with the given definition of referencing another work or event.

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  • 3. 

    An idea that is implied or suggested.

    • A.

      Denotation

    • B.

      Characterization

    • C.

      Connotation

    • D.

      Aside

    Correct Answer
    C. Connotation
    Explanation
    Connotation refers to the implied or suggested meaning of a word or phrase, beyond its literal definition. It involves the emotions, values, and associations that are associated with a particular word. In this context, an idea that is implied or suggested is closely related to the concept of connotation. Therefore, the correct answer is connotation.

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  • 4. 

    Alliteration

    • A.

      Repetition of initial consonant sounds in two or more words in a sentence or phrase

    • B.

      The repetition of similar vowel sounds, usually close together in a group of words

    • C.

      The use of words to convey a meaning that is the opposite of its literal meaning

    • D.

      Jokes that result from multiple-word meanings or rhyming sounds

    Correct Answer
    A. Repetition of initial consonant sounds in two or more words in a sentence or phrase
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "repetition of initial consonant sounds in two or more words in a sentence or phrase." This refers to the literary device of alliteration, which involves using the same consonant sound at the beginning of multiple words in a sentence or phrase. This technique is often used to create rhythm, emphasize certain words, or add musicality to the language.

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  • 5. 

    Denotation

    • A.

      An idea that is implied or suggested

    • B.

      Something that stands for something else

    • C.

      The author's attitude towards his readers and his subjects

    • D.

      The most direct or specific meaning of a word or expression

    Correct Answer
    D. The most direct or specific meaning of a word or expression
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "the most direct or specific meaning of a word or expression." Denotation refers to the literal or dictionary definition of a word, without any added connotations or associations. It focuses on the basic, objective meaning of a word or expression, rather than any implied or suggested ideas.

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  • 6. 

    The use of one thing to stand for or represent another.

    • A.

      Symbolism

    • B.

      Point of view

    • C.

      Understatement

    • D.

      Characterization

    Correct Answer
    A. Symbolism
    Explanation
    Symbolism refers to the use of one thing to represent or stand for another. It is a literary device that adds depth and meaning to a story or poem by using objects, actions, or characters to convey abstract ideas or concepts. Symbolism allows writers to communicate complex emotions, themes, or messages in a more subtle and indirect way. It encourages readers to think critically and interpret the deeper meanings behind the symbols used in the text.

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  • 7. 

    Idiom

    • A.

      The emotional tone or background that surrounds a scene

    • B.

      An expression that cannot be understood if taken literally

    • C.

      A line spoken by an actor to the audience but not intended for others on the stage to hear

    • D.

      The use of figures of speech to create vivid images that appeal to the senses

    Correct Answer
    B. An expression that cannot be understood if taken literally
    Explanation
    The given answer, "an expression that cannot be understood if taken literally," accurately describes the meaning of an idiom. Idioms are phrases or expressions that have a figurative meaning that is different from their literal meaning. They often rely on cultural or contextual knowledge to be understood correctly. Taking an idiom literally would result in a misunderstanding of its intended meaning. Therefore, the answer is a concise and accurate explanation of what an idiom is.

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  • 8. 

    An archetype is:

    • A.

      A kind of person

    • B.

      A connection between people

    • C.

      An original pattern or model that other things are copied after

    • D.

      A literary term that describes meticulously created stories

    • E.

      Mr. Runck is the best teacher in the world

    Correct Answer
    C. An original pattern or model that other things are copied after
    Explanation
    An archetype refers to an original pattern or model that serves as a basis for creating or copying other things. It can be seen as a universal symbol or theme that is present across different cultures and time periods. Archetypes often represent common human experiences, traits, or situations, and they can be found in various forms such as characters, symbols, or plot structures in literature, art, and mythology. They provide a framework for understanding and interpreting different narratives and can evoke familiar emotions or ideas in the audience.

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  • 9. 

    Onomatopoeia

    • A.

      Language that appeals to the senses (sight, sound, touch, taste, smell).

    • B.

      A figure of speech comparing two unlike things, often introduced with the words "like" or "as".

    • C.

      Expression peculiar to a particular language that means something different from the literal meaning of the word.

    • D.

      The sound of the word imitates the original sound.

    Correct Answer
    D. The sound of the word imitates the original sound.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The sound of the word imitates the original sound." This is because onomatopoeia refers to words that sound like the noise or action they are describing. For example, words like "buzz," "hiss," or "boom" imitate the sounds they represent.

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  • 10. 

    ________________is the emotional attitude the author takes towards hir subject.

    • A.

      Mood

    • B.

      Tone

    • C.

      Theme

    • D.

      Symbol

    Correct Answer
    A. Mood
    Explanation
    The emotional attitude the author takes towards their subject is known as the mood. It refers to the overall feeling or atmosphere created by the author's words and descriptions. The mood can be conveyed through the use of language, imagery, and other literary devices. It sets the tone for the reader and influences their emotional response to the text.

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  • 11. 

    In which human characteristics are attributed to nonhuman things. The writer gives life and motion by assigning familiar human behaviors and emotions to animals, inanimate objects, and abstract ideas. 

    • A.

      Alliteration

    • B.

      Personification

    • C.

      Assonance

    • D.

      Onomatopoea

    Correct Answer
    B. Personification
    Explanation
    The correct answer is personification. Personification is a literary device where human characteristics are attributed to nonhuman things. In this case, the writer gives life and motion to animals, inanimate objects, and abstract ideas by assigning familiar human behaviors and emotions to them.

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  • 12. 

    The primary or explicit meaning of a word, phrase or symbol

    • A.

      Anecdote

    • B.

      Antithesis

    • C.

      Denotation

    • D.

      Paradox

    Correct Answer
    C. Denotation
    Explanation
    Denotation refers to the primary or explicit meaning of a word, phrase, or symbol. It is the literal or dictionary definition of a term, devoid of any connotations or emotional associations. In this context, denotation is the correct answer because it best fits the definition provided. Anecdote, antithesis, and paradox do not directly relate to the primary or explicit meaning of a word, phrase, or symbol.

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  • 13. 

    Links the objects, characters, adn events of a story with meanings beyond the literal meaning of the story.

    • A.

      Cliche

    • B.

      Personifications

    • C.

      Metaphor

    • D.

      Allegory

    Correct Answer
    D. Allegory
    Explanation
    An allegory is a literary device that links the objects, characters, and events of a story with meanings beyond the literal meaning of the story. It is a form of extended metaphor where the entire story serves as a symbol or representation of abstract ideas or moral qualities. In an allegory, the characters and events are often used to convey a deeper message or moral lesson. This can be seen in works such as George Orwell's "Animal Farm," where the story of farm animals overthrowing their human masters represents the Russian Revolution and the subsequent rise of Stalinism.

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  • 14. 

    An overused phrase, such as "busy as a beaver" is called...

    • A.

      Euphemism

    • B.

      Idiom

    • C.

      Juxtaposition

    • D.

      Cliche

    Correct Answer
    D. Cliche
    Explanation
    A cliche is a phrase or expression that has been overused to the point of losing its original meaning or impact. "Busy as a beaver" is an example of a cliche because it is a commonly used phrase to describe someone who is very busy. Cliches are often seen as unoriginal and lacking creativity.

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  • 15. 

    What is the definition of Metaphor

    • A.

      Comparison b/w dis-similar things that asserts something is another thing

    • B.

      Comparison b/w 2 dis-similar thinks using "like" or "as"

    • C.

      Last words in the two lines will rhyme

    • D.

      When the character is alone on stage and they state a monologue

    Correct Answer
    A. Comparison b/w dis-similar things that asserts something is another thing
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "comparison b/w dis-similar things that asserts something is another thing". This definition accurately describes a metaphor, which is a figure of speech that compares two unrelated things by stating that one thing is another thing. It does not use "like" or "as" to make the comparison, as in a simile. Instead, it asserts that the two things are the same.

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  • 16. 

    What does exposition mean?

    • A.

      The beginning of a story

    • B.

      The general background of a story

    • C.

      How the problem gets resolved

    • D.

      The turning point of a story

    Correct Answer
    B. The general background of a story
    Explanation
    Exposition refers to the general background of a story. It provides essential information about the characters, setting, and initial situation. This helps to establish the context and foundation for the events that unfold throughout the narrative. The exposition sets the stage for the story and provides the reader with necessary background knowledge to understand and engage with the plot and characters.

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  • 17. 

    Exposition includes . . .

    • A.

      Characters and climax

    • B.

      Beans and rice

    • C.

      Setting and character introduction

    • D.

      Historical and cultural

    Correct Answer
    C. Setting and character introduction
    Explanation
    Exposition refers to the beginning of a story where the setting and characters are introduced. It provides essential background information and establishes the context for the events that will unfold. By introducing the setting, the reader gains a sense of time and place, which helps to create a vivid and believable world. Additionally, character introduction allows the reader to become familiar with the main characters, their personalities, and their roles in the story. These elements are crucial in setting the stage for the plot and creating a foundation for the reader's understanding and engagement with the narrative.

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  • 18. 

    Rising Action is . . .

    • A.

      How the story resolves or the problem is solved

    • B.

      The middle part of the story

    • C.

      What happens after the climax

    • D.

      How the story builds tension and suspense to a climax

    Correct Answer
    D. How the story builds tension and suspense to a climax
    Explanation
    The rising action is the part of the story where the tension and suspense gradually increase, leading up to the climax. It is the stage where the conflicts and obstacles are introduced, and the plot begins to develop. This section is crucial in building anticipation and engaging the reader, as it sets the stage for the climax, which is the peak of the story's intensity. The rising action usually occurs after the exposition and before the climax, making it the middle part of the story.

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  • 19. 

    Which one is NOT a type of conflict?

    • A.

      Character vs. self

    • B.

      Character vs. society

    • C.

      Character vs. nature

    • D.

      Character vs. ignorance

    Correct Answer
    D. Character vs. ignorance
    Explanation
    The correct answer is character vs. ignorance. This is because character vs. ignorance is not a recognized type of conflict in literature. The other options, character vs. self, character vs. society, and character vs. nature, are all common types of conflicts that can be found in various literary works.

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  • 20. 

    Climax is . . .

    • A.

      The turning point of a story

    • B.

      The end of the story

    • C.

      The most intense part of a narrative

    • D.

      Both A and C

    • E.

      Both A and B

    Correct Answer
    D. Both A and C
    Explanation
    The climax of a story refers to the turning point, or the most intense part of the narrative. It is the moment where the conflict reaches its peak and the outcome of the story becomes clear. This answer is correct because it includes both aspects of the climax - it being the turning point and the most intense part of the story.

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  • 21. 

    Falling action is . . .

    • A.

      What happens at the beginning of a story

    • B.

      Before the climax when tension builds

    • C.

      When tension is released before the resolution

    • D.

      When Rambo falls off the aircraft carrier

    Correct Answer
    C. When tension is released before the resolution
    Explanation
    The falling action refers to the part of a story where the tension and suspense that were built up during the climax start to decrease. It is the stage where the story begins to wind down and loose ends are tied up, leading towards the resolution. This is when the conflicts and obstacles faced by the characters start to be resolved, and the story moves towards its conclusion. The falling action is a crucial part of storytelling as it allows for a smooth transition from the climax to the resolution, providing closure to the narrative.

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  • 22. 

    How the problem is solved in a story is called . . .

    • A.

      The resolution

    • B.

      The exposition

    • C.

      The conflict

    • D.

      The climax

    Correct Answer
    A. The resolution
    Explanation
    The resolution refers to how the problem is solved in a story. It is the point where the conflicts and tensions are resolved, and loose ends are tied up. This is often the final part of the story where the outcome is revealed and the main characters find a solution to the problem they have been facing.

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  • 23. 

    ___is the author’s attitude about what he is writing about

    • A.

      Mood

    • B.

      Dynamic

    • C.

      Character

    • D.

      Exposition

    • E.

      Tone

    Correct Answer
    E. Tone
    Explanation
    The author's attitude towards what he is writing about is referred to as the tone. Tone can be described as the author's feelings, emotions, or opinions that are conveyed through their writing. It sets the overall atmosphere or mood of the piece and can be identified through the choice of words, language style, and the overall message conveyed by the author.

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  • 24. 

    The main character

    • A.

      Antagonist

    • B.

      Protagonist

    • C.

      Foil

    Correct Answer
    B. Protagonist
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Protagonist." In a story, the protagonist refers to the main character or the central figure around whom the plot revolves. They are usually the character with whom the audience sympathizes or supports. The protagonist is typically the one who faces challenges, undergoes character development, and drives the story forward. They are often the hero or the character the audience roots for.

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  • 25. 

    The character or force

    • A.

      Antagonist

    • B.

      Protagonist

    • C.

      Foil

    Correct Answer
    A. Antagonist
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Antagonist." In a story, the antagonist is the character or force that opposes the protagonist, creating conflict and obstacles for the main character to overcome. The antagonist can be a person, an animal, a group, or even an abstract concept. They are essential to the plot as they drive the story forward and provide tension and challenges for the protagonist to face.

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  • 26. 

    It creates plot. It is the essence of fiction.

    • A.

      Setting

    • B.

      Climax

    • C.

      Conflict

    Correct Answer
    C. Conflict
    Explanation
    Conflict is the correct answer because it is a fundamental element of fiction that drives the plot forward. Conflict refers to the struggle or tension between opposing forces, whether it be internal or external, that creates obstacles for the characters and propels the story. Without conflict, there would be no plot as there would be no challenges or problems for the characters to overcome. Conflict adds depth, suspense, and excitement to the narrative, making it an essential aspect of storytelling.

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  • 27. 

    Rounds out the end of the story

    • A.

      Denoument

    • B.

      Rising Action

    • C.

      Falling Action

    Correct Answer
    A. Denoument
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Denoument. Denouement refers to the resolution or conclusion of a story, where loose ends are tied up and the plot is brought to a close. It is the final part of the story that rounds out the end and provides closure for the readers. In this context, denouement is the most appropriate choice as it accurately describes the stage of the story that follows the rising and falling action.

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  • 28. 

    The main idea

    • A.

      Theme

    • B.

      Setting

    • C.

      Plot

    Correct Answer
    A. Theme
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Theme. The main idea of a text refers to the central message or concept that the author wants to convey to the reader. It is the underlying theme or moral of the story. The theme is the broader topic or subject that the text explores and often reflects on universal human experiences or emotions. It provides a deeper understanding of the text and allows readers to make connections to their own lives. The other options, such as setting and plot, are important elements in a text but do not capture the overall message or idea being conveyed.

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  • 29. 

    Exposition includes . . .

    • A.

      Characters and climax

    • B.

      Beans and rice

    • C.

      Setting and character introduction

    • D.

      Historical and cultural

    Correct Answer
    C. Setting and character introduction
    Explanation
    The correct answer is setting and character introduction. Exposition refers to the beginning of a story where the setting is established and the main characters are introduced. This helps to provide background information and context for the reader. It sets the stage for the rest of the narrative and allows the reader to understand the world in which the story takes place and the characters who inhabit it.

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  • 30. 

    How the problem is solved in a story is called . . .

    • A.

      The resolution

    • B.

      The exposition

    • C.

      The conflict

    • D.

      The climax

    Correct Answer
    A. The resolution
    Explanation
    The resolution refers to how the problem is solved in a story. It is the point in the narrative where the conflicts are resolved, and loose ends are tied up. It often occurs after the climax, which is the highest point of tension in the story. The resolution provides closure and allows the reader to understand the outcome of the story and the fate of the characters.

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  • 31. 

    What is the sequence of events involving characters and a central conflict called?

    • A.

      Setting

    • B.

      Plot

    • C.

      Character

    • D.

      Conflict

    • E.

      Narrator

    Correct Answer
    B. Plot
    Explanation
    The sequence of events involving characters and a central conflict is called the plot. The plot is the structure of a story, outlining the events and actions that take place. It includes the introduction of characters, the development of the conflict, and the resolution. The plot is what drives the story forward and keeps the reader engaged.

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  • 32. 

    The character who opposes the main character is called the __________.

    • A.

      Protagonist

    • B.

      Antagonist

    • C.

      Dynamic character

    • D.

      Static character

    Correct Answer
    B. Antagonist
    Explanation
    The character who opposes the main character is called the antagonist. The antagonist is typically the primary source of conflict in a story and works against the goals and desires of the protagonist. They create obstacles and challenges for the main character, adding tension and driving the plot forward.

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  • 33. 

    What type of character does not change?

    • A.

      Dynamic

    • B.

      Round

    • C.

      Flat

    • D.

      Static

    Correct Answer
    D. Static
    Explanation
    A static character is one that remains unchanged throughout the story. They do not experience any significant personal growth or transformation. Unlike dynamic characters who undergo a development or evolution, static characters maintain the same personality, beliefs, and behaviors from the beginning to the end of the narrative. Therefore, a static character does not change.

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  • 34. 

    What type of character changes point of view and develops throughout the story?

    • A.

      Simple

    • B.

      Dynamic

    • C.

      Static

    • D.

      Round

    • E.

      Flat

    Correct Answer
    B. Dynamic
    Explanation
    A dynamic character is a type of character that undergoes significant changes in their beliefs, attitudes, or personality throughout the story. They often experience personal growth or transformation as a result of their experiences and interactions with other characters. Unlike static characters who remain unchanged, dynamic characters evolve and develop as the story progresses. In this context, a dynamic character would be the one who experiences a shift in their point of view and goes through a journey of self-discovery and change.

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  • 35. 

    All events leading up to the climax?

    • A.

      Exposition

    • B.

      Resolution

    • C.

      Falling action

    • D.

      Rising action

    • E.

      Climax

    Correct Answer
    D. Rising action
    Explanation
    The rising action refers to the series of events that occur in a story leading up to the climax. It is during this phase that the conflicts and complications are introduced, and the tension and suspense begin to build. The rising action helps to develop the plot and the characters, and it sets the stage for the climax, which is the turning point of the story. Therefore, the correct answer is rising action.

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  • 36. 

    He is a tough guy.

    • A.

      Direct characterization

    • B.

      Indirect characterization

    Correct Answer
    A. Direct characterization
    Explanation
    The narrator clearly tells the reader what one of the character's personality traits is.

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  • 37. 

    Richard stole a cookie from the cookie jar.

    • A.

      Direct characterization

    • B.

      Indirect characterization

    Correct Answer
    B. Indirect characterization
    Explanation
    We just find out that Richard steals from the jar. The author doesn't tell us if he is usually not to be trusted, a thief, loves to eat cookies, etc.

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  • 38. 

    The store clerk makes a judgment on the woman because of what she is wearing.

    • A.

      Direct characterization

    • B.

      Indirect characterization

    Correct Answer
    B. Indirect characterization
    Explanation
    It is indirect because the narrator does not tell us exactly what the clerk's traits are. We just know one of his actions. He is probably a judgmental person, though.

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  • 39. 

    Cody had just gotten out of jail.  He still wears his handcuffs to remind himself of what he did.  He walks the streets looking for fights and people.

    • A.

      Direct characterization

    • B.

      Indirect characterization

    Correct Answer
    B. Indirect characterization
    Explanation
    The narrator did not directly tell us what Cody's personality traits are. We have to figure them out through his actions, looks, thoughts and feelings.

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  • 40. 

    Ms. Rooney is an amazing person and teacher.  She is simply the best.

    • A.

      Direct characterization

    • B.

      Indirect characterization

    Correct Answer
    A. Direct characterization
    Explanation
    The narrator directly tells the reader some of Ms. Rooney's personality traits and this is also the truth.

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  • 41. 

    "I don't know if I can trust Mr. Haley.  He be all grimy to me in my past, yo," said Ray Dizzle.

    • A.

      Direct characterization

    • B.

      Indirect characterization

    Correct Answer
    B. Indirect characterization
    Explanation
    Indirect because Ray Dizzle is talking about Mr. Haley. The author doesn't directly tell us what Mr. Haley is like.

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  • 42. 

    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.

    Correct Answer
    A. Person or an animal that takes part in the action of a literary work.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Person or an animal that takes part in the action of a literary work." This definition accurately describes a character in literature as someone or something that is involved in the events and actions of a story. Characters can be human or animal, and they play a crucial role in advancing the plot and engaging the reader.

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  • 43. 

    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.

    Correct Answer
    C. A character whose personality or attitudes are in sharp contrast to those of another character in the same work.
    Explanation
    A foil character is a character in a story who is used to highlight and emphasize the contrasting traits or qualities of another character. This contrast helps to enhance the understanding and development of both characters. By presenting two characters with opposing characteristics, the author can effectively showcase the differences between them and provide deeper insight into their personalities and motivations. This technique is often used to create tension, conflict, or to highlight certain themes or ideas within the story.

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  • 44. 

    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.

    Correct Answer
    B. A character that stays the same throughout the plot.
    Explanation
    A static character refers to a character that remains unchanged and consistent in their personality, beliefs, and actions throughout the plot. Unlike dynamic characters who experience growth or transformation, static characters serve a specific purpose in the story and often provide a contrast or stability to the changing world around them. They may serve as a foil to the main character or represent a particular archetype. By remaining unchanged, static characters help highlight the development and progression of other characters or themes in the narrative.

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  • 45. 

    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.

    Correct Answer
    A. A character that is different, or has a change of heart by the end of a story.
    Explanation
    A dynamic character refers to a character that undergoes a significant change or transformation throughout the course of a story. This change could be in their beliefs, values, attitudes, or behavior. By the end of the story, a dynamic character is different from how they were initially portrayed or has experienced a change of heart. This evolution adds depth and complexity to the character, making them more interesting and relatable to the audience.

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  • 46. 

    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.

    Correct Answer
    A. Exists when a character struggles against some outside force, such as another character, nature, society, or fate.
    Explanation
    External conflict refers to the struggle that a character faces against an outside force. This can be another character, the forces of nature, society, or even fate. It is a conflict that occurs externally, meaning it is visible and tangible. This type of conflict adds tension and drama to the story as the character must overcome obstacles and challenges that are beyond their control. It often serves as a driving force for the plot and allows for character development and growth.

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  • 47. 

    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.

    Correct Answer
    C. This conflict exists within the mind of a character who is torn between different courses of action.
    Explanation
    Internal conflict refers to a conflict that occurs within the mind of a character who is torn between different courses of action. It involves a struggle between opposing desires, beliefs, or emotions within the character's own thoughts. This conflict is not limited to any specific setting or external factors, but rather focuses on the internal turmoil and decision-making process of the character.

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