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Literature Analysis & Interpretation Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which is NOT an example of a symbolism/situation archetype?

Question 2 2. Which of the following terms might be another word for 'motif'?

Question 3 3. What is symbolism?

Question 4 4. What is a good question to ask about a character's behavior?

Question 5 5. What purpose can dialogue serve?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following represents an allusion?

Question 7 7. Why are readers drawn to an archetype?

Question 8 8. On a plot timeline, which is the correct order:

Question 9 9. Which of the following gives animals or inanimate objects human qualities or characteristics?

Question 10 10. In ''The Three Little Pigs,'' what is the purpose of the brother pigs?

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Question 11 11. The theme of The Tortoise and the Hare is:

Question 12 12. It had not occurred to Lydgate that he had been a subject of eager meditation to Rosamond... that inward repetition of looks, words, and phrases, which makes a large part in the lives of most girls... But Rosamond had registered every look and word... What type of narration is this example from?

Question 13 13. What is a metaphor?

Question 14 14. Which choice is the best definition for theme?

Question 15 15. What is so unique about Elmore Leonard's use of dialogue when considering novels like Out of Sight?

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Question 16 16. In the story of The Ugly Duckling, what setting makes the final revelation even more powerful? This setting isolates the Duckling and keeps him from seeing himself.

Question 17 17. Which statement best describes what we can learn about themes from Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet?

Question 18 18. Dialect is:

Question 19 19. Which is the correct order for analysis?

Question 20 20. 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?

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Question 21 21. The theme of The Wolf in Sheep's Clothing is:

Question 22 22. What is step 1 in comprehending a plot?

Question 23 23. A story begins at a wedding with a bride (Marie) and groom (Tony) saying their vows. After they say, ''I do,'' the account flashes back to a boy named Tony meeting a girl named Marie on the first day of kindergarten. The narrative proceeds from there. What literary device is being used in this story?

Question 24 24. Who is the protagonist in ''The Three Little Pigs''?

Question 25 25. Which of the following might you use as a motif if writing a story about unrequited, or one-sided love, and why?

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Question 26 26. Longer pieces of literature can have several themes. One theme in The Diary of Anne Frank: A Play is:

Question 27 27. Authors use flashbacks as a means of adding?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is an overstatement or exaggeration?

Question 29 29.

What is the mood of the following passage?

Nearly in tears, the proud father beamed as he handed his newborn daughter to his mother. The grandmother smiled wide and cradled the baby in her arms.

Question 30 30. Plots should have an emotional impact on the reader to make the theme important. How does the plot in The Ugly Duckling build towards an emotional impact?

Literature Analysis & Interpretation Chapter Exam Instructions

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