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Define symbolism.
a) person, object or action that means more than its literary meaning b) comparison of two unlike objects, people or actions using the word like c) exaggeration of events d) attitude of the author toward the subject of the topic
What is theme?
a) reference to a famous literary work b) the main message conveyed by the plot c) summary of events that occurred in the story d) opposite of what one expects to happen
What is alliteration?
a) repetition of a consonant sound b) reference to a concept, a person or an object that has served as a prototype of its kind c) reference to a famous person, literary work, or event d) repetition of rhyming words in a poem
Define anecdote.
a) medical cure to a poison or illness contracted from a snake bite b) two sentences of contrasting meanings in close proximity to one another c) a short verbal accounting of a funny, amusing, interesting event or incident d) a concise statement that is made in a matter of fact tone to state a principle or an opinion
What is an oxymoron?
a) a significant literary device as it allows the author to use contradictory, contrasting concepts placed together in a manner b) a reference to a concept, a person or an object that has served as a prototype of its kind and is the original idea c) the use of words and phrases that imply strong, harsh sounds within the phrase d) the use of words and phrases that imply strong, harsh sounds within the phrase
What is the sequence of events and happenings that make up a story?
a) theme b) plot c) imagery d) onomatopoeia
What is a literary device that helps to establish a relationship based on similarities between two concepts or ideas?
a) imagery b) personification c) characterization d) analogy
What is the description either directly or indirectly of a character's actions, thoughts, and speech?
a) personification b) setting c) characterization d) imagery
What is playing around with words such that the meaning implied by a sentence or word is actually different from the literal meaning?
a) irony b) internal conflict c) external conflict d) theme
What is the practice of attaching human traits and characteristics with inanimate objects, phenomena and animals?
a) personification b) metaphor c) symbolism d) imagery
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