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Literature Terms

Author: Leighton Kelsey
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Content:
Quiz:
1. Allegory
A) Characters or events symbolize ideas or concepts
B) A recurring subject, theme, or idea
C) Thinking a certain way because %22everyone%22 is doing it
D) A text that is based on facts, real events, or real people

2. Alliteration
A) A view about something
B) Placed before a word to change its meaning
C) Giving human qualities to an inanimate object
D) Repetition of the same sound at the beginning of words

3. Allusion
A) The overall structure of a work
B) An extended speech spoken by one speaker
C) Reference in literature to a common person, place, or event
D) Words that have several meanings

4. Analysis
A) Examining a whole for its parts and their relationship
B) Visually descriptive or figurative language
C) Meaning that is implied in the text
D) Words or phrases that mean the opposite of their usual meaning

5. Antonym
A) Introducing a past event
B) The center of interest
C) An exaggeration
D) A word meaning the opposite

6. Argument/Position
A) Appeals to the reader%27s emotions
B) The claim the author establishes
C) Part of story where the plot becomes complicated.
D) Various sentence structures, styles, and lengths

7. Author%27s Purpose
A) To inform, teach, entertain, or persuade an audience
B) Ridicules or examines human vice or weakness
C) Appeals to the reader%27s emotions
D) Order in which tasks are to be performed

8. Biography
A) The main emotions or atmosphere of a work
B) A view about something
C) A history of another person%27s life
D) A text that is based on facts, real events, or real people

9. Character
A) Uses elements of fiction to report on a person, place, or thing
B) A person in a story, novel, or play
C) An extended speech spoken by one speaker
D) Uses elements of fiction to report on a person, place, or thing

10. Characterization
A) How the author reveals characters
B) Words or phrases that mean the opposite of their usual meaning
C) Points in a text that strongly support the meaning
D) A nonfiction work that presents factual information

11. Climax
A) Visual clues that offer additional information to the reader
B) The major turning point in a narrative
C) A device used to create expectation
D) A broad statement

12. Compare/Contrast
A) A conclusion based on evidence and reasoning
B) Showing common and differing features
C) A nonfiction work that presents factual information
D) Explaining the meaning of a text by giving reasons

13. Conflict/Problem
A) The main emotions or atmosphere of a work
B) A struggle between characters
C) A recurring subject, theme, or idea
D) A view about something

14. Connotation
A) The source of the narrative voice
B) Thinking a certain way because %22everyone%22 is doing it
C) Information that influences the opinions or behaviors of people
D) A meaning of a word in addition to its dictionary definition

15. Context Clues
A) Words that help figure out the meaning of an unknown word
B) A category that classifies literary works
C) Introducing a past event
D) Visually descriptive or figurative language

16. Cultural Significance
A) A conclusion based on evidence and reasoning
B) The person who is telling the story
C) Points in a text that strongly support the meaning
D) Importance of a work representing a culture

17. Defense of a Claim
A) The direct comparison of two things without using like or as
B) Text that creates an emotional response through meaning
C) Support that makes something reasonable
D) Placed before a word to change its meaning

18. Dialect
A) The portion of the story where the conflict is resolved
B) Language that is characteristic of a specific region or area
C) Text that creates an emotional response through meaning
D) Information that influences the opinions or behaviors of people

19. Dialogue
A) Specific words in a text that strongly support the meaning
B) The author%27s central thought
C) The overall structure of a work
D) Conversation between characters

20. Diction
A) Author%27s choice of words
B) Points in a text that strongly support the meaning
C) Visual clues that offer additional information to the reader
D) The center of interest

21. Differentiate
A) Clearly expressed
B) Recognize difference between two or more items
C) Things that make a work true (e.g., facts, data, charts)
D) The center of interest

22. Drama
A) A written work that is meant to be acted out on stage
B) Involves the decreasing of tensions
C) A device used to create expectation
D) Specific words in a text that strongly support the meaning

23. Dramatic Script
A) The person who is telling the story
B) A recurring subject, theme, or idea
C) A device used to create expectation
D) The written text of a play

24. Draw Conclusion
A) A word meaning the opposite
B) How the author reveals characters
C) Make a decision based on reasoning
D) Characters or events symbolize ideas or concepts

25. Elements of Fiction
A) Things that make a work imaginative (e.g., plot, theme)
B) Words that help figure out the meaning of an unknown word
C) A struggle between characters
D) Importance of a work representing a culture

26. Elements of Nonfiction
A) Importance of a work representing a culture
B) A meaning of a word in addition to its dictionary definition
C) Make a decision based on reasoning
D) Things that make a work true (e.g., facts, data, charts)

27. Evaluate
A) Recognize difference between two or more items
B) To inform, teach, entertain, or persuade an audience
C) Examine carefully
D) Make a decision based on reasoning

28. Explain
A) Describing something in detail
B) Introducing a past event
C) A broad statement
D) Information that is presented as being true

29. Explicit
A) A broad statement
B) Clearly expressed
C) A story that is a product of the imagination
D) A tool used by the author to create meaning (e.g. dialogue)

30. Exposition
A) A tool used by the author to create meaning (e.g. dialogue)
B) A recurring subject, theme, or idea
C) The direct comparison of two things without using like or as
D) Background information

31. Fact
A) The source of the narrative voice
B) Words that have several meanings
C) Information that is presented as being true
D) Placed before a word to change its meaning

32. Falling Action
A) Involves the decreasing of tensions
B) Thinking a certain way because %22everyone%22 is doing it
C) The portion of the story where the conflict is resolved
D) Order in which tasks are to be performed

33. Fiction
A) The overall structure of a work
B) An extended speech spoken by one speaker
C) A story that is a product of the imagination
D) A text that is based on facts, real events, or real people

34. Figurative Language
A) A written work that is meant to be acted out on stage
B) Describing something in detail
C) Make a decision based on reasoning
D) Language that is not used literally to create an effect or feeling

35. First Person
A) A device used to create expectation
B) Point of view of a single character
C) An exaggeration
D) Importance of a work representing a culture

36. Flashback
A) Introducing a past event
B) Background information
C) A device used to create expectation
D) Visual clues that offer additional information to the reader

37. Focus
A) Clearly expressed
B) Involves the decreasing of tensions
C) The center of interest
D) Things that make a work true (e.g., facts, data, charts)

38. Foreshadowing
A) Words or phrases that mean the opposite of their usual meaning
B) An exaggeration
C) Explaining the meaning of a text by giving reasons
D) A device used to create expectation

39. Generalization
A) The author%27s central thought
B) A broad statement
C) The main emotions or atmosphere of a work
D) Words that have several meanings

40. Genre
A) To inform, teach, entertain, or persuade an audience
B) Reference in literature to a common person, place, or event
C) The claim the author establishes
D) A category that classifies literary works

41. Headings, Graphics, and Charts
A) Visual clues that offer additional information to the reader
B) Showing common and differing features
C) Language that is characteristic of a specific region or area
D) A history of another person%27s life

42. Hyperbole
A) The claim the author establishes
B) An exaggeration
C) Examining a whole for its parts and their relationship
D) Support that makes something reasonable

43. Imagery
A) Author%27s choice of words
B) Prefix or suffix added to create a new word
C) Visually descriptive or figurative language
D) A history of another person%27s life

44. Implicit
A) A story that is a product of the imagination
B) Meaning that is implied in the text
C) Make a decision based on reasoning
D) Describing something in detail

45. Inference
A) A device used to create expectation
B) Involves the decreasing of tensions
C) Describing something in detail
D) A conclusion based on evidence and reasoning

46. Informational Text
A) A nonfiction work that presents factual information
B) Things that make a work imaginative (e.g., plot, theme)
C) A broad statement
D) Make a decision based on reasoning

47. Interpret
A) Visually descriptive or figurative language
B) Explaining the meaning of a text by giving reasons
C) An exaggeration
D) The center of interest

48. Irony
A) Words or phrases that mean the opposite of their usual meaning
B) Introducing a past event
C) Point of view of a single character
D) Points in a text that strongly support the meaning

49. Key/Supporting Details
A) The portion of the story where the conflict is resolved
B) The source of the narrative voice
C) Points in a text that strongly support the meaning
D) A text that is based on facts, real events, or real people

50. Key Words
A) Text that creates an emotional response through meaning
B) A view about something
C) Information that influences the opinions or behaviors of people
D) Specific words in a text that strongly support the meaning

51. Literary Device
A) A tool used by the author to create meaning (e.g. dialogue)
B) The person who is telling the story
C) Placed before a word to change its meaning
D) A text that is based on facts, real events, or real people

52. Literary Element
A) The written text of a play
B) Information that is presented as being true
C) Make a decision based on reasoning
D) A technique used in literature (e.g., setting, plot, theme)

53. Literary Form
A) Point of view of a single character
B) A device used to create expectation
C) The overall structure of a work
D) Make a decision based on reasoning

54. Literary Movement
A) Text that creates an emotional response through meaning
B) A pattern of beliefs that mark an approach to literature
C) Placed before a word to change its meaning
D) The person who is telling the story

55. Literary Nonfiction
A) Using a famous person to endorse a product or idea
B) The portion of the story where the conflict is resolved
C) Persuades the reader by saying the message over and over again
D) Uses elements of fiction to report on a person, place, or thing

56. Main Idea
A) Order in which tasks are to be performed
B) Various sentence structures, styles, and lengths
C) The author%27s central thought
D) Part of story where the plot becomes complicated.

57. Metaphor
A) The direct comparison of two things without using like or as
B) The overall structure of a work
C) A pattern of beliefs that mark an approach to literature
D) An extended speech spoken by one speaker

58. Monologue
A) A story that is written or spoken
B) An extended speech spoken by one speaker
C) A pattern of beliefs that mark an approach to literature
D) A tool used by the author to create meaning (e.g. dialogue)

59. Mood
A) The major turning point in a narrative
B) Author%27s choice of words
C) Language that is characteristic of a specific region or area
D) The main emotions or atmosphere of a work

60. Motif
A) A written work that is meant to be acted out on stage
B) A meaning of a word in addition to its dictionary definition
C) A recurring subject, theme, or idea
D) Make a decision based on reasoning

61. Multiple-Meaning Words
A) Words that have several meanings
B) Make a decision based on reasoning
C) A story that is a product of the imagination
D) A broad statement

62. Narrative
A) Visually descriptive or figurative language
B) A device used to create expectation
C) A nonfiction work that presents factual information
D) A story that is written or spoken

63. Narrator
A) The author%27s central thought
B) The person who is telling the story
C) The direct comparison of two things without using like or as
D) An extended speech spoken by one speaker

64. Nonfiction
A) A text that is based on facts, real events, or real people
B) Persuades the reader by saying the message over and over again
C) The portion of the story where the conflict is resolved
D) Ridicules or examines human vice or weakness

65. Opinion
A) Placed before a word to change its meaning
B) A view about something
C) A recurring subject, theme, or idea
D) A text that is based on facts, real events, or real people

66. Personification
A) Points in a text that strongly support the meaning
B) The author%27s central thought
C) A technique used in literature (e.g., setting, plot, theme)
D) Giving human qualities to an inanimate object

67. Plot
A) Things that make a work imaginative (e.g., plot, theme)
B) A story that is a product of the imagination
C) The structure of the story
D) Point of view of a single character

68. Poetry
A) Text that creates an emotional response through meaning
B) Language that is characteristic of a specific region or area
C) A meaning of a word in addition to its dictionary definition
D) A written work that is meant to be acted out on stage

69. Point of View
A) A struggle between characters
B) The source of the narrative voice
C) The written text of a play
D) Importance of a work representing a culture

70. Prefix
A) Visually descriptive or figurative language
B) Explaining the meaning of a text by giving reasons
C) Placed before a word to change its meaning
D) The center of interest

71. Propaganda
A) An extended speech spoken by one speaker
B) Information that influences the opinions or behaviors of people
C) A recurring subject, theme, or idea
D) A text that is based on facts, real events, or real people

72. Propaganda Technique Name-Calling
A) Giving human qualities to an inanimate object
B) Placed before a word to change its meaning
C) Text that creates an emotional response through meaning
D) An attack on a person rather than an issue

73. Propaganda Technique Bandwagon
A) Thinking a certain way because %22everyone%22 is doing it
B) Giving human qualities to an inanimate object
C) A view about something
D) Words that have several meanings

74. Propaganda Technique Red Herring
A) Distracting the reader with unimportant details
B) Explaining the meaning of a text by giving reasons
C) A tool used by the author to create meaning (e.g. dialogue)
D) Points in a text that strongly support the meaning

75. Propaganda Technique Emotional Appeal
A) Describing something in detail
B) Information that is presented as being true
C) Clearly expressed
D) Appeals to the reader%27s emotions

76. Propaganda Technique Testimonial
A) Point of view of a single character
B) The center of interest
C) Using a famous person to endorse a product or idea
D) A device used to create expectation

77. Propaganda Technique Repetition
A) Persuades the reader by saying the message over and over again
B) Words or phrases that mean the opposite of their usual meaning
C) A nonfiction work that presents factual information
D) Points in a text that strongly support the meaning

78. Resolution
A) The author%27s central thought
B) An extended speech spoken by one speaker
C) The portion of the story where the conflict is resolved
D) A recurring subject, theme, or idea

79. Rising Action
A) A story that is written or spoken
B) A technique used in literature (e.g., setting, plot, theme)
C) An extended speech spoken by one speaker
D) Part of story where the plot becomes complicated.

80. Satire
A) Ridicules or examines human vice or weakness
B) A recurring subject, theme, or idea
C) A story that is written or spoken
D) The author%27s central thought

81. Sentence Variety
A) Various sentence structures, styles, and lengths
B) A view about something
C) A technique used in literature (e.g., setting, plot, theme)
D) Words that have several meanings

82. Sequence of Steps
A) Undefined
B) A device used to create expectation
C) Describing something in detail
D) Order in which tasks are to be performed

83. Setting
A) Visual clues that offer additional information to the reader
B) Point of view of a single character
C) Time and place in which a story unfolds
D) A broad statement

84. Simile
A) The direct comparison of two things without using like or as
B) The overall structure of a work
C) An extended speech spoken by one speaker
D) A comparison of two unlike things (like or as)

85. Soliloquy
A) Dramatic speech spoken aloud by one character alone on stage
B) The source of the narrative voice
C) A view about something
D) A pattern of beliefs that mark an approach to literature

86. Sound Devices
A) Using a famous person to endorse a product or idea
B) Appeals to the reader%27s emotions
C) The portion of the story where the conflict is resolved
D) Elements of literature that emphasize sound

87. Speaker
A) The voice used by an author to tell/narrate a story or poem
B) Various sentence structures, styles, and lengths
C) Order in which tasks are to be performed
D) Appeals to the reader%27s emotions

88. Stage Direction
A) Points in a text that strongly support the meaning
B) Written instructions provided in the text of a play
C) A technique used in literature (e.g., setting, plot, theme)
D) Uses elements of fiction to report on a person, place, or thing

89. Structure of Poem
A) The main emotions or atmosphere of a work
B) A story that is written or spoken
C) A recurring subject, theme, or idea
D) Rhyming pattern, meter, grammer, and imagery used by a poet

90. Style
A) Text that creates an emotional response through meaning
B) Author%27s choice in order to communicate to the reader
C) The source of the narrative voice
D) An attack on a person rather than an issue

91. Suffix
A) The direct comparison of two things without using like or as
B) A recurring subject, theme, or idea
C) Group of letters placed after a word to alter the meaning
D) A story that is written or spoken

92. Summarize
A) The portion of the story where the conflict is resolved
B) Using a famous person to endorse a product or idea
C) Capture all the most important parts of the original text
D) Ridicules or examines human vice or weakness

93. Symbolism
A) Order in which tasks are to be performed
B) Recognize difference between two or more items
C) Author%27s choice of words
D) Device in literature where the object represents an idea

94. Synonym
A) The written text of a play
B) A struggle between characters
C) Make a decision based on reasoning
D) a word that is similar in meaning to another word

95. Syntax
A) A meaning of a word in addition to its dictionary definition
B) Ordering of words into meaningful verbal patterns
C) Author%27s choice of words
D) A struggle between characters

96. Text Organization/Structure
A) Author%27s method of structuring a text; from beginning to end
B) Information that is presented as being true
C) Point of view of a single character
D) A broad statement

97. Theme
A) Describing something in detail
B) Background information
C) A major idea broad enough to cover the entire scope of work
D) Involves the decreasing of tensions

98. Third Person
A) A device used to create expectation
B) Things that make a work imaginative (e.g., plot, theme)
C) Things that make a work true (e.g., facts, data, charts)
D) Presents events from outside of any single character perception

99. Tone
A) A device used to create expectation
B) Make a decision based on reasoning
C) A broad statement
D) Attitude of the author

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