CAHSEE English Exam: Help and Review

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14 chapters in CAHSEE English Exam: Help and Review

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Lesson 1 - What is Prose? - Finding Meaning in Foreshadowing & Character  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Tone vs. Mood: Interpreting Meaning In Prose  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Elements of Drama: Characters, Plot, Setting & Symbolism  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Tragedy in Drama: Classical to Modern  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Elsinore Castle in Shakespeare's Hamlet: History & Overview  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Dramatic Comedy: History and Types  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Low Comedy: Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Falling Action of a Story: Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Character Motivation: Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - How to Find the Theme or Central Idea  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - What is a Character Trait? - Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - First Person Narrator: Definition & Example  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Identifying the Organization in a Reading Selection  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Practice Analyzing Dialogue  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Overview of Literary Periods and Movements: A Historical Crash Course  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - What is Historical Fiction? - Definition, Characteristics, Books & Authors  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Tropic of Orange: Summary & Characters  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - Dante's Inferno: Summary & Characters  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Perrault's The Sleeping Beauty in the Wood: Summary & Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - Charles Perrault's Little Red Riding Hood: Summary & Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - Charles Perrault's Puss in Boots: Summary, Analysis & Morals  Take Quiz
Lesson 22 - Blue Beard by Charles Perrault: Summary, Analysis & Quotes  Take Quiz
Lesson 23 - Charles Perrault's Blue Beard: Themes & Morals  Take Quiz
Lesson 24 - Summary of Toads and Diamonds by Charles Perrault  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - What is a Metaphor? - Examples, Definition & Types  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Synecdoche vs. Metonymy: Definitions & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Cliches, Paradoxes & Equivocations: Definitions & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Personification and Apostrophe: Differences & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Types of Irony: Examples & Definitions  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Allusion and Illusion: Definitions and Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - What Are Literary Motifs? - Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Point of View: First, Second & Third Person  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Narrators in Literature: Types and Definitions  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - What is Foreshadowing? - Types, Examples & Definitions  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - What is Catharsis? - Definition, Examples & History in Literature and Drama  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Allegory in Literature: History, Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Consonance, Assonance, and Repetition: Definitions & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Understatement & Litotes: Differences, Definitions & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Euphemism: Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Symbolism & Imagery in Literature: Definitions & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Characterization: Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - Deductive Validity: Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Literary Style: Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - Novella: Definition & Overview  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - Tropes: Definition & Explanation  Take Quiz
Lesson 22 - Verbal Irony in Literature: Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 23 - What is the Past Tense in English? - Examples & Overview  Take Quiz
Lesson 24 - Tone & Mood Literary Words: Definitions & Examples  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - What Are Nouns? - Definition, Types & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Singular & Plural Nouns: Definitions, Rules & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - What Are Possessive Nouns? - Examples, Definition & Types  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - What Are Collective Nouns?  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - What Are Pronouns? - Types, Examples & Definition  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Pronouns: Relative, Reflexive, Interrogative & Possessive  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - What Are Personal Pronouns?  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Using Nouns as the Subject of a Sentence: Grammar Rules & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Possessive Pronouns & Contractions: Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - What is an Antecedent? - Definition, Meaning & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Compound Antecedents: Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Personal Pronouns and Antecedents: Number Agreement  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Action, Linking and Auxiliary Verbs: Definitions, Functions & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Verb Forms: Participles & Infinitives  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Comparison of Adjectives & Adverbs: Examples, Sentences & Exercises  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Indefinite and Definite Articles: Definition and Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - What Are Misplaced Modifiers and Dangling Modifiers?  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - Active and Passive Voice  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - What are Predicates? - Definition and Examples  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - Independent & Dependent Clauses: Subordination & Coordination  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Sentence Fragments, Comma Splices and Run-on Sentences  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - How to Identify the Subject of a Sentence  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Selecting Subject & Object Pronouns: Rules & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Subject-Verb Agreement: Using Uncommon Singular and Plural Nouns and Pronouns  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Verb Tense & Subject-Verb Agreement  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Complex Subject-Verb Agreement: Inverted Order, Compound Subjects & Interrupting Phrases  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Conjunctions: Coordinating & Correlative  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Combining Dependent & Independent Clauses  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Parallelism: How to Write and Identify Parallel Sentences  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Sentence Structure: Identify and Avoid 'Mixed Structure' Sentences  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Who, Whom, Whose & Who's  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Gerunds: Are They Verbs? Are They Nouns?  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - The Difference Between Direct & Indirect Objects in Sentence Structure  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Capitalization Rules in Writing  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Punctuation: Using Colons, Semicolons & Periods  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Commas: Correct Usage & Basic Rules  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - Commonly Confused Words in English  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Question Mark: Definition & Use  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - Exclamation Mark: Use & Meaning  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - Apostrophe: Use & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 22 - Parentheses and Dashes: Correct Usage  Take Quiz
Lesson 23 - Using Hyphens, Brackets, Ellipses & Quotation Marks  Take Quiz
Lesson 24 - Spelling & Word Patterns: Prefixes, Suffixes & Root Words  Take Quiz
Lesson 25 - Spelling: Words That Sound Alike (Homonyms & Homophones)  Take Quiz

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