AP English: Prose Fiction Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following contains between 1,000 and 20,000 words, typically runs no more than 25 or 30 pages, and usually focuses on one major plot or storyline and a few characters?

Question 2 2. Which of the following refers to appealing to the reader's senses through descriptive language?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is a work of fiction that contains over 50,000 words or 120 pages and typically has more than one plot or storyline and many well-developed characters?

Question 4 4. Which of the following refers to selecting one word over another?

Question 5 5. What is a dream sequence?

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Question 6 6. Without theme, most writing would be _____.

Question 7 7. In Macbeth, Lady Macbeth demonstrates that _____.

Question 8 8. In indirect characterization, ____.

Question 9 9. Which of the following tends to run about 20,000 to 50,000 words, usually between 60 and 120 pages, and to have a more complex plot or storyline and more characters?

Question 10 10. What is an antagonist?

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Question 11 11. In direct characterization, ____.

Question 12 12. Which of the following is the story's main problem, which pits the main characters against themselves, each other, society, nature, or something supernatural?

Question 13 13. The social environment can be defined as:

Question 14 14. What are memories in relation to flashbacks?

Question 15 15. Flashback is defined as?

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Question 16 16. Serving as an overall theme in the poem Identity, author Julio Noboa believed that _____.

Question 17 17. When using a flashback, what type of information is the reader given?

Question 18 18. What is a protagonist?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is labeled as 'serious fiction' and focuses on literary merit?

Question 20 20. In literature, the events that occur in a story are known as:

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Question 21 21. How might Edgar Allen Poe characterize a piece of fiction that takes two weeks to read in multiple sittings?

Question 22 22. A piece of fiction published in a magazine is most likely what type of fiction?

Question 23 23. Why do bookstores separate fiction into different genres?

Question 24 24. Which of the following makes a comparison between dissimilar things using the words 'like' or 'as'?

Question 25 25. Which of the follow is the story's turning point or crisis moment of high tension and emotion in which the main characters solve the conflict and learn important things about themselves, other people, and the world?

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Question 26 26. What can be assumed about the difference between A Tale of Two Cities and The Tell-Tale Heart?

Question 27 27. What is dialogue?

Question 28 28. In Golding's novel The Lord of the Flies, one theme is _____.

Question 29 29. Setting can be defined as:

Question 30 30. Authors use flashbacks as a means of adding?

AP English: Prose Fiction Chapter Exam Instructions

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