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MTLE Communication Arts/Literature: Modes of Writing Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following would you consider to be an example of good descriptive writing?

Question 2 2. First-person narration:

Question 3 3. Which of these characteristics has the MOST impact on the effectiveness of a narrative essay over all the others?

Question 4 4. Janet's narrative leads up to the most important moment of her story, when she first saw the face of her newborn child. This type of moment in a narrative is known as the _____.

Question 5 5. Which is the best answer?

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Question 6 6. Flashback can be described as follows:

Question 7 7. Expository text is

Question 8 8. Why is Visualization necessary in Monroe's Motivated Sequence Pattern?

Question 9 9. The goals of a persuasive essay would include:

Question 10 10. When writing a persuasive essay, you should avoid:

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Question 11 11. In Jim's narrative essay about his family, certain parts are written in extreme detail, while others are written in more general terms. These differences illustrate the concept of _____ in a narrative.

Question 12 12. A tool that makes your descriptive essay more interesting by comparing two items using 'like' or 'as' is called:

Question 13 13. The following sentence uses which of the three types of persuasive methods? Almost half of the lakes in the U.S. are too polluted to fish or swim in. Pollution is not a theory. It's a problem and we are all being affected by it.

Question 14 14. What are the four types of writing?

Question 15 15. Expository text could best be compared to

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Question 16 16. When choosing a topic for a persuasive essay, you should:

Question 17 17. What key structural features will an analytical essay have?

Question 18 18. What form of expository writing uses sensory details to expose the reader to new information?

Question 19 19. The main purpose of a persuasive essay is:

Question 20 20. The thesis of the essay should:

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Question 21 21. A metaphor can be defined as the following:

Question 22 22. _____ can be an effective way to describe a descriptive essay with an object for the subject.

Question 23 23. Which of the following is NOT a requirement for narrative writing?

Question 24 24. Simply put, a narrative is a:

Question 25 25. Why would it be correct to assert that narrative essays can be thought of as slightly persuasive?

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Question 26 26. When using expository writing, it is important to assume that your audience has:

Question 27 27. The following uses which type of persuasive device? Animal shelters are helping hands, but hands that are too small to help on their own.

Question 28 28. According to the article what is one of the first things you should consider when writing a persuasive piece?

Question 29 29. What is the importance of re-reading and re-writing in relation to descriptive writing?

Question 30 30. What is persuasive writing?

MTLE Communication Arts/Literature: Modes of Writing Chapter Exam Instructions

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