Prose Fiction Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Theme is _____ in a piece of literature.

Question 2 2. What is a dream sequence?

Question 3 3. Identify the tone of the following writing sample: 'He couldn't help thinking back to the old days as he smelled the enticing aroma of the apple pie. His grandmother had baked pies like that when he was a child, and she would serve him large slices as he sat at her big kitchen table.'

Question 4 4. What is a protagonist?

Question 5 5. Which of the follow statements is true?

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Question 6 6. All of the following are components of setting except:

Question 7 7. In Golding's novel The Lord of the Flies, one theme is _____.

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

Question 9 9. What is the second step readers must take to draw an inference?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is a tool used by authors to create and communicate tone?

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Question 11 11. Identify the tone of the following writing sample: 'The apartment was horribly out-of-date and shabby. The furnishings looked like a Victorian nightmare. The curtains were moth-eaten. Even the appliances rattled and clanked as if they were on their last legs.'

Question 12 12. In literature, the events that occur in a story are known as:

Question 13 13. What can be assumed about the difference between A Tale of Two Cities and The Tell-Tale Heart?

Question 14 14. What are memories in relation to flashbacks?

Question 15 15. Which of the following releases the tension of the plot, wraps up the loose ends of the story, and brings readers to a satisfying conclusion?

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Question 16 16. Authors use flashbacks as a means of adding?

Question 17 17. Which of the follow is the story's turning point or crisis moment of high tension and emotion in which the main characters solve the conflict and learn important things about themselves, other people, and the world?

Question 18 18. A work of fiction is ____.

Question 19 19. What is an antagonist?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is the story's main problem, which pits the main characters against themselves, each other, society, nature, or something supernatural?

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Question 21 21. The social environment can be defined as:

Question 22 22. Which of the following contains between 1,000 and 20,000 words, typically runs no more than 25 or 30 pages, and usually focuses on one major plot or storyline and a few characters?

Question 23 23. Which of these uses a concrete object, event, or character to stand for an abstract idea?

Question 24 24. In which point of view does the narrator describe the internal thoughts, feelings, and motivations of one character, usually the main character?

Question 25 25. Tone ____.

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Question 26 26. Which of the following gives animals or inanimate objects human qualities or characteristics?

Question 27 27. Which of the following is an overstatement or exaggeration?

Question 28 28. Which of the following makes a comparison between dissimilar things using the words 'like' or 'as'?

Question 29 29. What parts of a story can setting affect?

Question 30 30.

Consider the following passage:

You look upwards, and see a white ceiling. A long crack snakes its way towards an open door. You follow the crack, wondering what you might find through the doorway.

Which point of view is being used in the passage?

Prose Fiction Chapter Exam Instructions

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