Point of View, Tone & Meaning Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The best approach to making an inference is to _____.

Question 2 2. Clues to an author's intended meaning may be found through historical contexts, culture contexts, the author's background, and _____.

Question 3 3. You see a person cough and conclude that they have a cold. You remember coughing the last time you had a cold. What is being used to make the inference?

Question 4 4. You have a dinner party and all the guests ask for seconds. What is the most logical conclusion?

Question 5 5. When reading a story, it is important to _____ or find the intended meaning.

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Question 6 6. Which of the following terms refers to the attitude of a speaker?

Question 7 7. Juliet says, 'A rose by any other name would smell as sweet.' She's comparing Romeo's last name, Montague, to a rose because no matter what you call him, Romeo is still going to be a sweet guy. Juliet is using which term to explain her idea?

Question 8 8. Which of these terms refers to the actual definition of a word?

Question 9 9. 'The two teams faced off. One team had gone undefeated for three seasons. The other, a young team, was playing their first game. This competition was a David and Goliath match-up.' This passage is an example of which literary term?

Question 10 10. 'Youthful' and 'childlike' have similar definitions, but they have different emotional impacts. The emotional impact of a word is the word's:

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Question 11 11. What is tone?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is NOT helpful in identifying mood and tone?

Question 13 13. What is mood?

Question 14 14.

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 15 15.

Which of the following best describes the tone of this passage:

He gritted his teeth and clenched his fist. He didn't think he could take the sound of the construction crew across the street anymore. The sounds of jackhammers and hammering were driving him insane.

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Question 16 16.

In Poe's classic, 'The Tell-Tale Heart,' the main character has hidden a body under the floorboards of the house. The murderer is nervous when the police show up after they are called by the neighbors who hear some suspicious noises.

Which of the following is responsible for creating the suspense?

Question 17 17. In Shakespeare's 'Twelfth Night,' Viola, in order to get close to the duke, dresses up as a man and gets hired to be his servant. The duke, not knowing that Viola is really a woman, lets his guard down and tells her all kinds of embarrassing things. Which of the following best describes the origin of the humor?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is the best definition for point of view?

Question 19 19. In Romeo and Juliet, Romeo finds Juliet in the tomb and thinks she's dead. From the audience's point of view, we know that she has only taken a sleeping potion. The differing points of view in this situation will mostly likely create what feeling?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is the best definition for suspense?

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Question 21 21. Third person narration can contain which of the following pronouns?

Question 22 22. Which of the following sentences is an example of second person point of view?

Question 23 23. Which of the following sentences is an example of third person point of view?

Question 24 24. First person point of view narration can reference the subject with which of the following pronouns?

Question 25 25. Which of the following sentences is an example of first person point of view?

Point of View, Tone & Meaning Chapter Exam Instructions

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