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AEPA Middle Grades ELA: Literary Elements & Structure Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Who was the originator of the theory of intertextuality?

Question 2 2. The Pilgrim's Progress is an example of a(n) _____.

Question 3 3. What is the purpose of foreshadowing in literature?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is NOT a symbol commonly used to represent the United States?

Question 5 5. If the problem/solution organizational structure is used by a journalist, he or she...

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Question 6 6. A story begins at a wedding with a bride (Marie) and groom (Tony) saying their vows. After they say, ''I do,'' the account flashes back to a boy named Tony meeting a girl named Marie on the first day of kindergarten. The narrative proceeds from there. What literary device is being used in this story?

Question 7 7. If a scholarly journal article includes signal words, such as: 'then', 'later', and 'finally', what type of organizational structure is being used?

Question 8 8. Which of these is NOT a type of intertextual relationship?

Question 9 9. The phrase the pen is mightier than the sword is a paradox because

Question 10 10. Can one informational text, such as a news article, contain more than one type of organizational structure? Explain why or why not.

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Question 11 11. A special type of epithet using a two-word phrase to metaphorically describe a common noun is referred to as a(n) _____.

Question 12 12. Which statement is not a paradox?

Question 13 13. The title Frankenstein; or, the Modern Prometheus exhibits what sort of intertextual relationship?

Question 14 14. In literature, the events that occur in a story are known as:

Question 15 15. In literature, parallelism attempts to do which of the following?

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Question 16 16. What is faulty parallelism?

Question 17 17. In ''The Three Little Pigs,'' what is the purpose of the brother pigs?

Question 18 18. An anecdote is a brief narrative, presumably involving:

Question 19 19. What parts of a story can setting affect?

Question 20 20. How does symbolism make writing stronger?

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Question 21 21. This kind of epithet connects a person to his or her father:

Question 22 22. When using a flashback, what type of information is the reader given?

Question 23 23. An epithet is used by authors _____.

Question 24 24. Why are parables told?

Question 25 25. Humorous anecdotes like that found in The Summoner's Prologue help make audiences more:

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Question 26 26. Reread the provided excerpt from A Tale of Two Cities'. Looking at the phrase 'we had everything before us, we had nothing before us...', which words make up the antithesis?

Question 27 27. The cause and effect organizational structure is...

Question 28 28. Jim is writing a news article about the causes of a local recession. What signal words is he most likely to use in his article?

Question 29 29. How can we distinguish fables from parables?

Question 30 30. The Greek term anekdota originally meant:

AEPA Middle Grades ELA: Literary Elements & Structure Chapter Exam Instructions

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