Analyzing And Interpreting Litirature

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  • 1. 
    Unaccented and accented syllables in speech. "To be or not to be"
    • A. 

      Meter- iambic

    • B. 

      Meter- trochaic

    • C. 

      Meter- anapestic

    • D. 

      Realism

  • 2. 
    Amanda smells like beef
    • A. 

      Simile

    • B. 

      Metaphor

    • C. 

      Soliloquy

    • D. 

      Synonym

  • 3. 
    Taking out a letter. "It's vs. It is"
    • A. 

      Elision

    • B. 

      Synecdoche

    • C. 

      Chiasmus

    • D. 

      Fabliau

  • 4. 
    "her and her lover were both alive and dead"
    • A. 

      Paradox

    • B. 

      Fable

    • C. 

      Parable

    • D. 

      Oxymoron

  • 5. 
    Biographical account of an incident
    • A. 

      Anecdote

    • B. 

      Bathos

    • C. 

      Didactic

    • D. 

      Droll

  • 6. 
    Using darn (non offensive) instead of damn (offensive)
    • A. 

      Euphemism

    • B. 

      Apostrophe

    • C. 

      Allusion

    • D. 

      Enjambment

  • 7. 
    A story that starts bad and ends good. or the opposite
    • A. 

      Tragic irony

    • B. 

      Fable

    • C. 

      Parable

    • D. 

      Ode

  • 8. 
    "do or die" or "through thick and thin"
    • A. 

      Alliteration

    • B. 

      Allegory

    • C. 

      Feminine rhyme

    • D. 

      Emblemism

  • 9. 
    " a mechanic is as reliable as George Washington"
    • A. 

      Allusion

    • B. 

      Anecdote

    • C. 

      Realism

    • D. 

      Artifice

  • 10. 
    "man against himself" or "man against society"
    • A. 

      Antagonist

    • B. 

      Protagonist

    • C. 

      Droll

    • D. 

      Exposition

  • 11. 
    "go and mow the lawn" or "men sell the wedding bells"
    • A. 

      Assonance

    • B. 

      Apostrophe

    • C. 

      Artifice

    • D. 

      Allusion

  • 12. 
    "ah, Sorrow, you consume us"
    • A. 

      Apostrophe

    • B. 

      Assonance

    • C. 

      Allusion

    • D. 

      Alliteration

  • 13. 
    "the whole story was just a trick to win our sympathy."
    • A. 

      Artifice

    • B. 

      Assonance

    • C. 

      Bathos

    • D. 

      Didactic

  • 14. 
    "Ending a sad story with a joke"
    • A. 

      Bathos

    • B. 

      Droll

    • C. 

      Fie

    • D. 

      Languid

  • 15. 
    The craziest part of the story where resolution is usually found
    • A. 

      Climax

    • B. 

      Parallelism

    • C. 

      Resolution

    • D. 

      Falling action

  • 16. 
    "you will NOT go out with that boy"
    • A. 

      Didactic

    • B. 

      Fable

    • C. 

      Parable

    • D. 

      Fabliau

  • 17. 
    Weird but amusing
    • A. 

      Droll

    • B. 

      Chiasmus

    • C. 

      Emblemism

    • D. 

      Oxymoron

  • 18. 
    The running of one line of poetry into the next without any punctuation
    • A. 

      Enjambment

    • B. 

      Chiasmus

    • C. 

      Foils

    • D. 

      Allegory

  • 19. 
    The beginning of the story where the plot is set
    • A. 

      Exposition

    • B. 

      Elision

    • C. 

      Euphemism

    • D. 

      Tragic irony

  • 20. 
    Term used to express being annoyed
    • A. 

      Fie

    • B. 

      Elision

    • C. 

      Anecdote

    • D. 

      Artifice

  • 21. 
    Building suspense by using hints and clues to suggest what will happen later
    • A. 

      Fore shadowing

    • B. 

      Droll

    • C. 

      Homonym

    • D. 

      Iaconic

  • 22. 
    They're/ There
    • A. 

      Homonym

    • B. 

      Lannguid

    • C. 

      Metonym

    • D. 

      Orthodoxy

  • 23. 
    Telling a lot in a few short words (brief)
    • A. 

      Laconic

    • B. 

      Parallelism

    • C. 

      Enjambment

    • D. 

      Exposition

  • 24. 
    Audience knew Juliet was sleeping but Romeo thought she was dead
    • A. 

      Irony

    • B. 

      Fie

    • C. 

      Onomatopeia

    • D. 

      Protagonist

  • 25. 
    Sluggish character or slow/relaxed
    • A. 

      Languid

    • B. 

      Sardonic

    • C. 

      Simile

    • D. 

      Ode

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