How Point of View Creates Suspense and Humor


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Which of the following is the best definition for point of view?

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1. Which of the following is the best definition for suspense?

2. 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?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Point of view can be used to create both suspense and humor, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of this literary strategy. You'll be assessed on your ability to identify and define examples of suspense and humor from literature.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • The definition of point of view
  • Examples of suspense and humor from literature
  • The meaning of suspense

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about point of view from the related literature lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as point of view and suspense
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of suspense and humor to answer questions about how they are used in various literary texts

Additional Learning

To learn more about point of view, review the accompanying lesson on How Point of View Creates Suspense and Humor. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn to use point of view
  • Identify classic examples of suspense and humor
  • Understand the fundamentals of suspense and humor