MTEL English: Characteristics of Literature Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which answer is incorrect?

Question 2 2. Which of the following uses the words 'like' or 'as' to draw a comparison between two things that are not particularly similar?

Question 3 3. Which of the following statements is UNTRUE of traditional plot structure?

Question 4 4. In literature, a character is

Question 5 5. Setting can be defined as:

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Question 6 6. Which of the following paints a verbal picture to compare two dissimilar things?

Question 7 7. What is dialogue?

Question 8 8. When a theme is universal, it _____.

Question 9 9. Which of the following is an overstatement or exaggeration?

Question 10 10. In the Divergent series, Jeannine Matthews is an antagonist because

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Question 11 11. You're reading a book, and you come across a passage where a lot of words begin with the same consonant. What kind of figurative language did you just see?

Question 12 12. Which of the following statements is true?

Question 13 13. Why do genres evolve and change over time?

Question 14 14. Serving as an overall theme in the poem Identity, author Julio Noboa believed that _____.

Question 15 15. In indirect characterization, ____.

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Question 16 16. The theme of a piece of literature is best defined as...

Question 17 17. What is a hybrid genre?

Question 18 18. What parts of a story can setting affect?

Question 19 19. All of the following are components of setting except:

Question 20 20. A stock character falls under which category of character?

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Question 21 21. Most generally speaking, what is the purpose of a plot built with a number of events?

Question 22 22. In direct characterization, ____.

Question 23 23. Why is the classification of art into genre categories so important?

Question 24 24. In Golding's novel The Lord of the Flies, one theme is _____.

Question 25 25. What is an antagonist?

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Question 26 26. The end of a plot is called what?

Question 27 27. In the old legend of Tristan and Isolde, the two meet and fall in love. At one point, Tristan gains Isolde's hand in marriage - but it's for his king, not himself. When Isolde marries the king, things can not get much worse for the romantic couple. What act of a 3-part plot structure would this be considered?

Question 28 28. In Macbeth, Lady Macbeth demonstrates that _____.

Question 29 29. Which of the following gives animals or inanimate objects human qualities or characteristics?

Question 30 30. What is a theme for 'Flowers for Algernon'?

MTEL English: Characteristics of Literature Chapter Exam Instructions

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