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Literary Devices in The Crucible Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is a reason that irony was used in The Crucible?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is an example of verbal irony in The Crucible?

Question 3 3. Why are symbols used in literature?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is an example of situational irony from The Crucible?

Question 5 5. Sarcasm is an example of what type of figurative language?

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Question 6 6.

What is being personified in the following example from The Crucible?

'The edge of the wilderness was close by. The American continent stretched endlessly west, and it was full of mystery for them. It stood, dark and threatening, over their shoulders night and day...' (5).

Question 7 7. What is a poppet in The Crucible?

Question 8 8. What is figurative language?

Question 9 9.

The following quote from The Crucible is an example of what type of figurative language?

'She were swaying like a dumb beast over that fire!' (12).

Question 10 10. The witch hunt in The Crucible symbolizes what historic event in the 1950s?

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Question 11 11. How is the discovery of the poppet in the Proctor home used by Ezekiel Cheever in The Crucible?

Question 12 12. Why does Arthur Miller name his play The Crucible?

Question 13 13. In The Crucible, Miller uses _____ to directly relate to McCarthy's Communism trials and 'hunts' of the 1950s.

Question 14 14. Which of the following is an example of dramatic irony in The Crucible?

Question 15 15. Which of the following quotes from The Crucible is an example of metaphor?

Literary Devices in The Crucible Chapter Exam Instructions

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