Questions On Literary Terms: Quiz!

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  • 1. 
    ________________________________ is a literary device that allows writers to show their audience specific events that happened before the current action of the story.  
  • 2. 
    ________________________________ is a category system that literature falls into based on specific conventions that develop to characterize the differences. 
  • 3. 
    ________________________________ can be verbal, situational, or dramatic and has the result of hte meaning, situation or action being one thing but meaning something different. 
  • 4. 
    ________________________________ is a type of literary work that satirizes another work, its author, or the ideas presented.
  • 5. 
    ________________________________ is a type of literary device where an author ridicules specific people, group or some aspect of society.  
  • 6. 
    ________________________________ is where a story takes place. 
  • 7. 
    ________________________________ is a type of poem that has a specific rhyme and meter. 
  • 8. 
    ________________________________ is a minor story that runs inside the main story. 
  • 9. 
    ________________________________ is a concrete or physical object that represents an abstract concept.  
  • 10. 
    ________________________________ is how the writer feels about his subject that comes through based upon the types of words chosen. 
  • 11. 
    ________________________________ is how the reader feels about the story. 
  • 12. 
    ________________________________ is an abstraction that represents the central idea of the story.  
  • 13. 
    ________________________________ tells the story either in the first, second, or third person point of view. 
  • 14. 
    ________________________________ is the most exciting part of a story where all of the main conflict comes together. 
  • 15. 
    ________________________________  is an intentional reference to another literary work or piece of art that the reader should understand in order to make connections. 
  • 16. 
    ________________________________ is when the author hints at actions that will come in the future.
  • 17. 
    ________________________________ is a word that describes words that represent sounds. 
  • 18. 
    ________________________________ is a comparison of two different things to make them more alike. 
  • 19. 
    ________________________________ is when authors give human traits to animals or some other lifeless object. 
  • 20. 
    ________________________________ is repetition of sounds or words to form a pattern.  
  • 21. 
    ________________________________ is a writer's vivid description that helps readers visualize. 
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