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Literary Terms and Analysis: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The three basic parts of literary analysis are

Question 2 2. A story about the Greek god Poseidon and his brother Zeus could best be described as a:

Question 3 3. Which of the following sentences contains context that tells us how to pronounce the heteronym?

Question 4 4. What is an ethical appeal?

Question 5 5. Which of these statements is not true about increasing ethical appeal?

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Question 6 6. When answering multiple-choice questions for literature, in what order should the material be read?

Question 7 7. Why is imagery important?

Question 8 8. The prefix 'biblio-' means

Question 9 9. Which of the following would a reader NOT do in the second phase in the literary analysis process?

Question 10 10. Why are myths usually communicated orally?

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Question 11 11. What word is often used to help show negation?

Question 12 12. A writer may use antanaclasis to be witty or memorable. What is another reason that a writer may choose to use antanaclasis?

Question 13 13. What is the dramatic irony in Bottom's situation?

Question 14 14. Comedy was developed from celebrations dedicated to the Greek god of _________.

Question 15 15. Often categorized as 'Horatian' or 'Juvenalian,' this genre is dedicated to social criticism through the use of comedic elements.

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Question 16 16. In the sentence 'Let's put on our jogging shoes and run to the store for the Black Friday sale before there is a run on DVDs,' the use of the word 'run' in two different ways is an example of antanaclasis. What is the second definition of the word run?

Question 17 17. How would you best characterize the epiphany in James Wright's poem, A Blessing?

Question 18 18. The epic poem Gilgamesh

Question 19 19. Many articles will be from online sources. How should they be cited, in-text?

Question 20 20. In a prose structure, what is the subtext?

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Question 21 21. How can we change this sentence to show litotes: 'I am full.'

Question 22 22. What is the name of Odysseus's wife?

Question 23 23. The genre of literary criticism evolved alongside which movement?

Question 24 24. In what meter are Homer's poems written?

Question 25 25. Which branch of literary criticism are you primarily practicing when analyzing a text through the lens of class relations?

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Question 26 26. Martial is arguably the most important writer of epigrams in the history of ancient Roman poetry.

Question 27 27. An epic poem

Question 28 28. What goal might a writer have in using epiphany as a writing technique?

Question 29 29. How is epiphany used in Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451?

Question 30 30. Why is it important to read a multiple choice test closely for literature?

Literary Terms and Analysis: Help and Review 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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