Advanced Contemporary Literature Literary Terms Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Repetition of initial consonant sounds through a sequence of words (ie: nearly napping)
    • A. 

      Alliteration

    • B. 

      Allusion

    • C. 

      Characterization

    • D. 

      Denotation

    • E. 

      Syntax

  • 2. 
    Reference- to history, myth, literature, etc.- that suggests the meaning or generalized implication of details.
    • A. 

      Alliteration

    • B. 

      Characterization

    • C. 

      Syntax

    • D. 

      Allusion

    • E. 

      Denotation

  • 3. 
    A _________ is a leading character who is not perfect, but is rather ordinary and a representative of an average person
  • 4. 
    A _______ is a phrase or expression that is trite, threadbare, or otherwise overused.
  • 5. 
    A ____________ is the direct and specific meaning of a word.
  • 6. 
    Literary usage so widely employed that it has become accepted or even expected by the audience.
    • A. 

      Denotation

    • B. 

      Convention

    • C. 

      Paradox

    • D. 

      Syntax

    • E. 

      Antagonist

  • 7. 
    __________ is the suggested meaning of a word, apart from what it explicitly describes.
  • 8. 
    Comparison based on certain resemblances between things that are otherwise not alike.
    • A. 

      Metaphor

    • B. 

      Motif

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Paradox

    • E. 

      Analogy

  • 9. 
    ____________ is narration that explains, defines, and interprets; also presents background information.
  • 10. 
    A ___________ is a fictional character who is relatively simple and presented with having few traits.
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