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MTEL Reading Specialist: Literary Devices Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. That only the audience knows Louise's husband is not dead in The Story of an Hour is an example of _____.

Question 2 2. What is the difference between a metaphor and simile?

Question 3 3. Ambiguity can be found in literature through:

Question 4 4. Why is using sensory details important in your writing?

Question 5 5. Saying the opposite of what you mean, sometimes for humorous effect, is an example of _____.

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Question 6 6. A sentence or writing becomes ambiguous when:

Question 7 7. In The Story of an Hour, Louise's relief at learning that her husband has been killed in an accident is an example of _____.

Question 8 8. Which of the following is an example of ambiguity in a newspaper headline?

Question 9 9. The statement 'kayaks crave crazy conditions' uses which of the following devices?

Question 10 10. In Kate Chopin's novel The Awakening, a caged parrot and mockingbird, a pigeon house, and a broken-winged bird are all symbols representing _____.

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Question 11 11. What caution should you take when using figurative language?

Question 12 12. 'I was so excited I could feel my feet lifting off of the ground' is an example of which of the following?

Question 13 13. Sensory details include all but what?:

Question 14 14. When an author includes a quotation from another literary piece at the beginning of her work, this is called a(n) _____.

Question 15 15. An author may use ambiguous words to:

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is an example of auditory imagery from the poem Metaphors by Sylvia Plath?

Question 17 17. When an author in her own work refers to an event in another work, this is called a(n) _____.

Question 18 18. Visual imagery is an example of which sense?

Question 19 19. Which of the following demonstrates a first-person point-of-view?

Question 20 20. Sensory details are used in the following:

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Question 21 21. How do dramatic irony and situational irony differ?

Question 22 22. What does the imagery in the poem Harlem by Langston Hughes symbolize?

Question 23 23. A narrator is _____?

Question 24 24. Which sentence is the best example of sensory details in action?

Question 25 25. Ambiguity may do the following EXCEPT:

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Question 26 26. What is a euphemism?

Question 27 27. How does symbolism make writing stronger?

Question 28 28. 'He's as gentle as a lamb' can most precisely be described as which type of figure of speech:

Question 29 29. The tragedy in Romeo and Juliet is an example of _____.

Question 30 30. If I describe my old dishwasher as refusing to clean my dishes, I'm using which of the following?

MTEL Reading Specialist: Literary Devices Chapter Exam Instructions

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