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Literary Elements & Concepts Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Voice in writing is:

Question 2 2. Voice in writing must be:

Question 3 3. Her mother is a monster is an example of a(n) _____.

Question 4 4. How do metaphors differ from similes?

Question 5 5. Setting can be defined as:

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

Question 7 7. What is analyzing a poem for its rhythm and meter known as?

Question 8 8. In a poem, the _____ is its literal meaning and _____ is what it implies.

Question 9 9. Which of the following sentences contains a mixed metaphor?

Question 10 10. Writers use metaphors for all of the following reasons EXCEPT:

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is NOT part of the plot structure?

Question 12 12. A character or prop that is used to represent something else is called _____.

Question 13 13. What are memories in relation to flashbacks?

Question 14 14. Flashback is defined as?

Question 15 15. Which answer is incorrect?

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Question 16 16. In the Harry Potter series, the character of Neville begins as a clumsy, silly boy who provides a laugh. By the final novel, however, he has become a strong opponent to the dark forces and ends up doing a brave act that saves them all. Neville changed...

Question 17 17. Most generally speaking, what is the purpose of a plot built with a number of events?

Question 18 18. Which of the following statements is UNTRUE of traditional plot structure?

Question 19 19. Identify what poetic devices are being used by poet Robert Burns: 'My love is like a red, red rose.'

Question 20 20. What are two devices that can help create rhythm in a poem?

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Question 21 21. Which of these phrases describes the 'theme' of a piece of literature?

Question 22 22. When a theme is universal, it _____.

Question 23 23. Two of the ways that voice in writing can be conveyed are

Question 24 24. Her smile is as warm as a summer night is an example of a(n) _____.

Question 25 25. In literature, the events that occur in a story are known as:

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Question 26 26. What is the basic unit of measurement in poetry?

Question 27 27. Which of the following BEST explains a metaphor?

Question 28 28. How is drama different from prose?

Question 29 29. When using a flashback, what type of information is the reader given?

Question 30 30. A stock character falls under which category of character?

Literary Elements & Concepts Chapter Exam Instructions

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