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AEPA ELA: Structure & Elements of Fiction Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What should you NOT focus on when making connections to the text?

Question 2 2. The rising action can be best described by which of the following:

Question 3 3. Which method of characterization is an author using when we learn all of the characters in a story are intimidated by the main character?

Question 4 4. In what country did the word denouement originate?

Question 5 5. The end of a plot is called what?

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Question 6 6. In literature, the events that occur in a story are known as:

Question 7 7. Longer pieces of literature can have several themes. One theme in The Diary of Anne Frank: A Play is:

Question 8 8. Which statement below BEST defines a theme used in literature?

Question 9 9. What is a dream sequence?

Question 10 10. What is the denouement in The Catcher in the Rye?

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Question 11 11. How many acts are there in a traditional film plot?

Question 12 12. Most generally speaking, what is the purpose of a plot built with a number of events?

Question 13 13. Which of the following statements is false?

Question 14 14. Which method of characterization might tell us about a character's weight?

Question 15 15. The climax can be best described as which of the following?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is an example of direct characterization?

Question 17 17. The sun was bright and the sky was clear. Joan jogged down the path with Rex at her side and smiled about last night's victory. The tone of this excerpt can be best described as _____.

Question 18 18. Why is it important for an author to be able to use mood effectively?

Question 19 19. Flashback is defined as?

Question 20 20.

Consider the following fable:

A Fox one day spied a beautiful bunch of ripe grapes hanging from a vine trained along the branches of a tree. The grapes seemed ready to burst with juice, and the Fox's mouth watered as he gazed longingly at them.

The bunch hung from a high branch, and the Fox had to jump for it. The first time he jumped he missed it by a long way. So he walked off a short distance and took a running leap at it, only to fall short once more. Again and again, he tried but in vain.

Now he sat down and looked at the grapes in disgust.

What a fool I am, he said. Here I am wearing myself out to get a bunch of sour grapes that are not worth gaping for.

And off he walked very, very scornfully.

What is the theme of this fable?

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Question 21 21. The social environment can be defined as:

Question 22 22. What is the difference between direct and indirect characterization?

Question 23 23. What is the method of characterization used when we hear what a character thinks?

Question 24 24. A theme for 'Rikki-Tikki-Tavi' is...

Question 25 25. Who wrote The Catcher in the Rye?

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Question 26 26. Which method of characterization is an author using if we learn a character stole something?

Question 27 27. 'Youthful' and 'childlike' have similar definitions, but they have different emotional impacts. The emotional impact of a word is the word's:

Question 28 28. Setting can be defined as:

Question 29 29. Which of the following is an example of direct characterization?

Question 30 30. Which of the following statements is UNTRUE of traditional plot structure?

AEPA ELA: Structure & Elements of Fiction Chapter Exam Instructions

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