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Characteristics of Literary Elements Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What are memories in relation to flashbacks?

Question 2 2. When using a flashback, what type of information is the reader given?

Question 3 3. What is a dream sequence?

Question 4 4. Flashback is defined as?

Question 5 5. Authors use flashbacks as a means of adding?

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Question 6 6. How do dramatic irony and situational irony differ?

Question 7 7. In The Story of an Hour, Louise's relief at learning that her husband has been killed in an accident is an example of _____.

Question 8 8. The tragedy in Romeo and Juliet is an example of _____.

Question 9 9. That only the audience knows Louise's husband is not dead in The Story of an Hour is an example of _____.

Question 10 10. Saying the opposite of what you mean, sometimes for humorous effect, is an example of _____.

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Question 11 11. What is the purpose of foreshadowing in literature?

Question 12 12. 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 13 13. Why do mystery writers use red herrings?

Question 14 14. In a murder mystery, the main character loves the color red. She wears something red as part of her attire every day, and the story mentions items in her home decor that are also red. This character turns out to be the victim in this mystery. In literary terms, what does the inclusion of all the red items in this story represent?

Question 15 15. In a book you are reading, a new character is introduced. On the day of her arrival, a bad storm threatens the town. Later in the story, this character causes a lot of trouble. What literary device is being used in this story?

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Question 16 16. Which literary element affects the conflict because of the social situation that is occurring in the story?

Question 17 17. Which literary element shows conflict by emphasizing a moral of the story?

Question 18 18. Which is an example of an internal conflict?

Question 19 19. Which is NOT a literary element?

Question 20 20. Which part of the plot shows the two forces who have been struggling coming to a turning point?

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Question 21 21. Sometimes characters and readers see things from the same angle. Which point of view makes this happen?

Question 22 22. First person point of view makes use of which pronoun?

Question 23 23. Which point of view allows the reader to get a wider perspective than the characters?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is the best definition for point of view?

Question 25 25. Third person point of view is signaled by the use of which of the following pronouns?

Characteristics of Literary Elements Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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