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Craft & Structure in Reading Literature Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which structure and style pair fits together best?

Question 2 2. Which common style concentrates on sensory detail to paint a word picture of a subject?

Question 3 3. What is denotation?

Question 4 4. 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 5 5. What is the limited omniscient third person point of view?

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Question 6 6. Of the three main points of view used in story telling, which is rarely used?

Question 7 7. There are several ways that parallel structure can improve your writing. Which of the examples below is NOT a reason why parallel structure can be an effective literary technique?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is an example of parallel structure?

Question 9 9. How can an author use the form of poetry and drama to support his/her message?

Question 10 10. In Shakespeare's play, Hamlet, the beginning of the play shows Hamlet in agony over his father's recent death. What is this an example of?

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Question 11 11. When using a flashback, what type of information is the reader given?

Question 12 12. What are memories in relation to flashbacks?

Question 13 13. What is bias?

Question 14 14. When you are reading nonfiction pieces of writing, what does it mean to evaluate the author's point of view?

Question 15 15. Why is the relationship between words so important to understanding words in a sentence?

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Question 16 16. Hyper is to energetic as organic is to _____.

Question 17 17. In Shakespeare's 'Twelfth Night,' Viola, in order to get close to the duke, dresses up as a man and gets hired to be his servant. The duke, not knowing that Viola is really a woman, lets his guard down and tells her all kinds of embarrassing things. Which of the following best describes the origin of the humor?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is the best definition for suspense?

Question 19 19. Which is the correct order to a narrative structure?

Question 20 20. Why is structure so important in writing fiction?

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Question 21 21. If you just found out that the Internet isn't working and you have to do research online for a project but you say, 'That's just great.' you're using...

Question 22 22. A person accidentally blurts out a secret, and then says, 'Oops, I just spilled the beans!' This is an example of...

Question 23 23. What caution should you take when using figurative language?

Question 24 24. If I describe my old dishwasher as refusing to clean my dishes, I'm using which of the following?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is a tool used by authors to create and communicate tone?

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Question 26 26. Tone ____.

Question 27 27. 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 28 28. 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 29 29. Which of these terms refers to the actual definition of a word?

Question 30 30. Juliet says, 'A rose by any other name would smell as sweet.' She's comparing Romeo's last name, Montague, to a rose because no matter what you call him, Romeo is still going to be a sweet guy. Juliet is using which term to explain her idea?

Craft & Structure in Reading Literature Chapter Exam Instructions

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