Elements of Literary Texts Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which type of summary consists of writing a paragraph for each main idea in the passage?

Question 2 2. In the Emily Dickinson poem 'Will There Really be a Morning?', the meter is _________.

Question 3 3. Rhythm or meter provides an important part of the __________ of a poem.

Question 4 4. Of the three main points of view used in story telling, which is rarely used?

Question 5 5. Not all poems contain rhyme scheme. These poems are usually written in ____________.

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Question 6 6. All of the following are components of setting except:

Question 7 7. In direct characterization, ____.

Question 8 8. The resolution is best described by which of the following?

Question 9 9. If the stage directions instruct an actor to walk upstage, which choice describes where the actor will walk?

Question 10 10. The climax can be best described as which of the following?

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Question 11 11. How is drama different from prose?

Question 12 12. The social environment can be defined as:

Question 13 13. What is dialogue?

Question 14 14. The exposition is best described by which of the following?

Question 15 15. When reading a story, it is important to _____ or find the intended meaning.

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Question 16 16. Which of the following serves as the introduction to a plot, presenting the main characters, describing the story's setting, and providing some background information to help readers understand the story that is about to unfold?

Question 17 17. If a character has to move both downstage and stage left until he reaches the edge of the stage, where will he end up?

Question 18 18. The point of view that leaves all interpretation up to the reader, without narrator commentary, is known as...

Question 19 19. When we identify the rhyme scheme in a poem, we may better ____________.

Question 20 20. Setting can be defined as:

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Question 21 21. 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 22 22.

Consider the following fable:

A Fox one day spied a beautiful bunch of ripe grapes hanging from a vine trained along the branches of a tree. The grapes seemed ready to burst with juice, and the Fox's mouth watered as he gazed longingly at them.

The bunch hung from a high branch, and the Fox had to jump for it. The first time he jumped he missed it by a long way. So he walked off a short distance and took a running leap at it, only to fall short once more. Again and again, he tried but in vain.

Now he sat down and looked at the grapes in disgust.

What a fool I am, he said. Here I am wearing myself out to get a bunch of sour grapes that are not worth gaping for.

And off he walked very, very scornfully.

What is the theme of this fable?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is NOT part of the plot structure?

Question 24 24. When an author devotes different chapters to different characters, in order to allow the reader differing views of the same story, this is called...

Question 25 25. Point of view refers to:

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Question 26 26. Which type of summary is the exception to the rule for avoiding personal opinions and judgments?

Question 27 27. Stage directions aren't only directions about where the actors should move; they're also directions about....

Question 28 28. Which is NOT a piece of good advice when giving an oral report?

Question 29 29. When the end rhyme changes, the line is given a new ____________.

Question 30 30. The rising action can be best described by which of the following:

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