Literary Terms: Test! Quiz

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  • 1. 
    ________________is the emotional attitude the author takes towards hir subject.
    • A. 

      Mood

    • B. 

      Tone

    • C. 

      Theme

    • D. 

      Symbol

  • 2. 
     _______________is using an object or action that means something more than its literal meaning.
    • A. 

      Assonance

    • B. 

      Personification

    • C. 

      Symbol

    • D. 

      Onomatopeia

  • 3. 
    ________________comparison of two unlike things using the verb "to be".
    • A. 

      Smile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Imagery

    • D. 

      Personification

  • 4. 
    _________________________is the comparison of two unlike things using like or as.
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Alliteration

    • D. 

      Onomatopoeia

  • 5. 
    ____________________is the repetition of initial sounds in neighboring words.
    • A. 

      Tone

    • B. 

      Imagery

    • C. 

      Rhythm

    • D. 

      Alliteration

  • 6. 
    _____________________is a word that imitates the sound it represents.
    • A. 

      Tone

    • B. 

      Imagery

    • C. 

      Alliteration

    • D. 

      Onomatopoeia

  • 7. 
     ___________________is the general idea or insight about life that a writer wishes to express.
    • A. 

      Symbol

    • B. 

      Theme

    • C. 

      Assonance

    • D. 

      Meter

  • 8. 
    The ______________voice used by an author to tell a story or a poem.
    • A. 

      Tone

    • B. 

      Speaker

    • C. 

      Imagery

    • D. 

      Theme

  • 9. 
    When a rhythmic pattern of stresses recurs in a poem, it is called ____________.
    • A. 

      Meter

    • B. 

      Rhythm

    • C. 

      Symbol

    • D. 

      Tone

  • 10. 
    _____________  is a term used to refer to the recurrence of stressed and unstressed sounds in poetry.
    • A. 

      Tone

    • B. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • C. 

      Imagery

    • D. 

      Rhythm

  • 11. 
    A form of metaphor in which human characteristics are attributed to nonhuman things. Personification offers the writer a way to give the world life and motion by assigning familiar human behaviors and emotions to animals, inanimate objects, and abstract ideas. For example, in Keats’s "Ode on a Grecian Urn," the speaker refers to the urn as an "unravished bride of quietness." See also the metaphor.
    • A. 

      Alliteration

    • B. 

      Personification

    • C. 

      Assonance

    • D. 

      Onomatopoea

  • 12. 
    _______________ is using an object or action that means something more than its literal meaning.
    • A. 

      Tone

    • B. 

      Symbol

    • C. 

      Imagrey

    • D. 

      Meter

  • 13. 
    __________________is the repetition of vowel sounds but not consonant sounds as in consonance.Consonance is the repetition of consonant sounds, but not vowels.
    • A. 

      Onomatopoeia

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Assonance

    • D. 

      Speaker

  • 14. 
    ___________________is the attitude a writer takes towards a subject or character: serious, humorous, sarcastic, ironic, satirical, tongue-in-cheek, solemn, objective. Similar to Mood.
    • A. 

      Alliteration

    • B. 

      Mood

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Tone

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