Literary Terms for 12th Grade: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. In the basic prose structure, what do we call the part where everything ties up in the end?

Question 2 2. Identify the example of metonymy in this sentence: While not essential to finding a great job, learning a different tongue can make you a much more attractive hire.

Question 3 3. Which of the following is an example of auditory imagery from the poem Metaphors by Sylvia Plath?

Question 4 4. You go to the checkout counter, but all you find is a mannequin is an example of _____ narration.

Question 5 5. Which of the following sentences is an example of second person point of view?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is an example of an illusion?

Question 7 7. Which of the following sentences is an example of third person point of view?

Question 8 8. How do synecdoche and metonymy differ?

Question 9 9. The tragedy in Romeo and Juliet is an example of _____.

Question 10 10. That only the audience knows Louise's husband is not dead in The Story of an Hour is an example of _____.

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is NOT a symbol commonly used to represent the United States?

Question 12 12. Which of the following sentences is an example of first person point of view?

Question 13 13. How does symbolism make writing stronger?

Question 14 14. In a prose structure, what is the subtext?

Question 15 15.

Tis some visitor entreating entrance at my chamber door--

Some late visitor entreating entrance at my chamber door;--

This is an example of which literary device?

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Question 16 16. How can we distinguish fables from parables?

Question 17 17. Why do people use euphemisms?

Question 18 18. Her mother is a monster is an example of a(n) _____.

Question 19 19. The genre of literary criticism evolved alongside which movement?

Question 20 20. In John Bunyan's 'The Pilgrim's Progress' (1678), characters have names like Obstinate, Piety, Faithful and Hopeful as a way to _____.

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Question 21 21. Which of the following does NOT describe a theme?

Question 22 22. How do we distinguish understatement from exaggeration?

Question 23 23. It's really ironical, because I'm six foot two and a half and I have gray hair. I really do. The one side of my head - the right side - is full of millions of gray hairs. I've had them ever since I was a kid. This quote from 'The Catcher in the Rye' is an example of what kind of narration?

Question 24 24. Which branch of literary criticism are you primarily practicing when analyzing a text through the lens of class relations?

Question 25 25. Why are writers discouraged from using cliches?

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Question 26 26. You knew too true no blood bleeds blue employs which literary device?

Question 27 27. Why does it matter what literary period a work is written in?

Question 28 28. 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 29 29. Why are parables told?

Question 30 30. In what period did the novel really become the dominant literary form?

Literary Terms for 12th Grade: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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