AP English - Interpreting Literature: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. In 'Harry Potter', Professor Snape's first name, Severus, means serious, strict, and severe. The character of Professor Snape is also serious and strict. This is an example of which of the following?

Question 2 2. What should you consider when visualizing?

Question 3 3. Clues to an author's intended meaning may be found through historical contexts, culture contexts, the author's background, and _____.

Question 4 4. When does the process of analyzing a text begin?

Question 5 5. An author creating a structure is NOT similar to:

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Question 6 6. You have a dinner party and all the guests ask for seconds. What is the most logical conclusion?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is NOT a connotation associated with the word grave?

Question 8 8.

Which of the following might be included in a close reading of the line from Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet:


Two households, both alike in dignity, in fair Verona, where we lay our scene

Question 9 9. What is visualization when reading?

Question 10 10. Which of the following literary elements are NOT included in structure?

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Question 11 11. A student is reading a book, and they come across the word heliogram. They don't know what it means, but they do know that heliocentric means having the sun at the center. What strategy would the student use and why?

Question 12 12. What is denotation?

Question 13 13.

What is the mood of the following passage?

Nearly in tears, the proud father beamed as he handed his newborn daughter to his mother. The grandmother smiled wide and cradled the baby in her arms.

Question 14 14.

The word 'authenticity' is the antonym of the word 'spurious' in the following sentence. Why?

'The spurious accusations of the disgusting liar will be proven false since they completely lack authenticity.'

Question 15 15. How can the initial stages of analysis help you feel connected to a piece of literature?

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Question 16 16. Why is visualization important?

Question 17 17. How can visualization help with reading comprehension?

Question 18 18.

In the following sentence, which word serves as a definition of 'transient'?

'Her transient thoughts of quitting her dead-end job are fleeting, lasting only as long as the weekly meeting she abhors.'

Question 19 19. To the residents of Fort Lauderdale, which of the following would not be a connotation of the word 'Sistrunk'?

Question 20 20. What is mood?

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Question 21 21. Breaking apart a word into its component parts is an example of using _____.

Question 22 22. Which of the following sentences has a synonym for 'inconsistent'?

Question 23 23. Which is the correct order to a narrative structure?

Question 24 24. The best approach to making an inference is to _____.

Question 25 25. Which of the following is NOT helpful when trying to determine the meaning of an unknown word?

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Question 26 26. What does it mean to make an inference?

Question 27 27. Which of the following is an example of a close reading strategy?

Question 28 28. Janine has to read a chapter per night of a novel for her English class. When should she use visualization as a reading strategy?

Question 29 29. What is the structure of a story?

Question 30 30.

Which word could be substituted for 'querulous' in the following sentence?

'The querulous child I babysit just won't stop bothering me until I let him play video games.'

AP English - Interpreting Literature: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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