Literary Terms And Expression

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Literary Terms Quizzes & Trivia

Check out your knowledge of most used Literary terms and Expressions


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  • 1. 
    "In short I tried to think. I failed...I write entirely to find out what I’m thinking, what I’m looking at, what I see and what it means. What I want and what I fear."  Do you believe that this style of writing is more or less interesting than a phylosophical writer? Explain. 
  • 2. 
    The parts of a plot, in order, are
    • A. 

      Resolution, climax, rising action, exposition, falling action, narrative hook.

    • B. 

      Rising action, climax, exposition, narrative hook, falling action, resolution.

    • C. 

      Exposition, narrative hook, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution.

    • D. 

      Resolution, exposition, narrative hook, climax, rising action, falling action

  • 3. 
    A soliloquy, usually found in a play, is
    • A. 

      A speech of a character to himself.

    • B. 

      A type of monologue.

    • C. 

      Both A & B

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Romantic can be used as a synonym for
    • A. 

      Non-fiction essays

    • B. 

      Fictional stories

    • C. 

      Biographical accounts

  • 5. 
    The basic types of conflict are
    • A. 

      Internal and external.

    • B. 

      Fiction and non-fiction.

    • C. 

      Essays and short stories.

    • D. 

      Tone and plot.

  • 6. 
    When a story, such as a folktale, is intended to teach, it is considered
  • 7. 
    When a convention of literature, such as theme or stereotype is overused, it is considered 
  • 8. 
    Non-fictional essays are usually told from the ____ point of view.
  • 9. 
    When a particular piece of work attacks a custom, habit or idea by ridicule it is
  • 10. 
    A _____ is marked by broad, boisterous humor.
  • 11. 
    A ___ is a serious story marked by an unhappy ending.
  • 12. 
    Another name for a rising action is ______.
  • 13. 
    When a story appeals to the emotions by being sensational and using exageration it is considered___.