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Literary Texts: MTLE Middle Level Communication Arts/Literature Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. If you're trying to figure out what the author is trying to accomplish in a scene, you're trying to determine the scene's...

Question 2 2. Longer pieces of literature can have several themes. One theme in The Diary of Anne Frank: A Play is:

Question 3 3. What does the last phase of literary analysis involve?

Question 4 4. Which method of characterization is an author using when we learn all of the characters in a story are intimidated by the main character?

Question 5 5. Setting can be defined as:

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Question 6 6. How many approaches are there to characterization AND what are they called?

Question 7 7.

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 8 8. Which method of characterization might tell us about a character's weight?

Question 9 9. 2. The difference between the feminine and masculine rhyme structures is

Question 10 10. The social environment can be defined as:

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is the best definition for point of view?

Question 12 12. What is mood?

Question 13 13. Why is epic poetry a sub-genre of poetry?

Question 14 14. First person point of view makes use of which pronoun?

Question 15 15. Which method of characterization is an author using if we learn a character stole something?

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Question 16 16. What is the difference between a metaphor and simile?

Question 17 17. Using the football analogy, which part of the play is like the post-game show?

Question 18 18. Which genre uses figurative language?

Question 19 19. The word genre comes from the French, meaning:

Question 20 20. When an author includes a quotation from another literary piece at the beginning of her work, this is called a(n) _____.

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Question 21 21. The theme in The Lion and the Mouse is:

Question 22 22. A metaphor can be defined as the following:

Question 23 23. Which of the following is NOT helpful in identifying mood and tone?

Question 24 24. All of the following are components of setting except:

Question 25 25. Hyperbole can be described as follows:

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Question 26 26. What is tone?

Question 27 27. In literature, the events that occur in a story are known as:

Question 28 28. 5. 'She sells seashells by the seashore' is an example of what type of rhyme structure and why?

Question 29 29. Flashback can be described as follows:

Question 30 30. Where do you find the main idea of a scene in a play?

Literary Texts: MTLE Middle Level Communication Arts/Literature Chapter Exam Instructions

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