Literary Terms Part 4-6

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8th grade Literary terms

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Question 1

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A kind o rhythmic, compressed language that uses figures of speech and imagery designed to appeal to emotion and imagination
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  • Poetry
  • Speaker
  • Stanza

Question 2

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the voice talking in a poem.
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  • Refrain
  • Speaker
  • Stanza

Question 3

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group of lines forming a unit in a poem.
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  • Poetry
  • Stanza
  • Rhyme

Question 4

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the general mood or feeling established in a piece of literature
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  • Atmosphere
  • Mood
  • Tone

Question 5

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emotional atmosphere produced b an artistic work (how the reader feels)
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  • Tone
  • Irony
  • Mood

Question 6

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attitude of the author toward a piece of literature (how the author feels)
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  • tone
  • suspense
  • inference

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the uncertainty or anxiety the reader feels about what will happen next in a story.
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  • tone
  • suspense
  • inference

Question 8

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a reasonable conclusion made about something based on certain clues or facts.
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  • tone
  • suspense
  • inference

Question 9

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an interruption of the sequence of a narrative to relate an action that happened at an earlier point in time.
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  • flashback
  • foreshadow
  • dialogue

Question 10

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the use of hints or clues in a narrative to suggest what action is to come.
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  • flashback
  • foreshadow
  • dialogue

Question 11

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talk or conversation between two or more characters.
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  • flashback
  • foreshadow
  • dialogue

Question 12

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a representation of the speech patterns of a particular region or social group.
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  • allusion
  • irony
  • dialect

Question 13

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a contrast between expectation and reality.
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  • allusion
  • irony
  • dialect

Question 14

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references to a work of literature or to an actual event, person, or place which the speaker expects the audience to recognize.
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  • allusion
  • irony
  • dialect

Question 15

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a group of words repeated at intervals in a poem, song, or speech.
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  • rhythm
  • rhyme
  • refrain

Question 16

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a repetition of accented vowel sound and all sounds following them in words close together.
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  • rhyme
  • rhythm
  • refrain

Question 17

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a musical quality produced by the repetition of stressed and unstressed syllables or by the repetition of certain other sound patterns.
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  • rhyme
  • rhythm
  • refrain

Question 18

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words or phrases that describe something in a way that creates pictures, or images that appeal to the reader's senses.
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  • imagery
  • symbol
  • connotation

Question 19

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something that stands for or represents something else.
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  • imagery
  • symbol
  • connotation

Question 20

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all of the emotions and associations that a word or phrase arouses.
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  • imagery
  • symbol
  • connotation

Question 21

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specific or literal meaning of a work or phrase (dictionary definition).
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  • oxymoron
  • alliteration
  • denotation

Question 22

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the repetition of a sound in a group of words.
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  • denotation
  • alliteration
  • oxymoron

Question 23

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when two opposite words are put together.
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  • denotation
  • alliteration
  • oxymoron

Question 24

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A word or phrase that describes one thing in terms of something else and is not literally true.
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  • Connotation
  • Figure of Speech

Question 25

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the use of words whose sound in some degree imitates or suggest it's meaning.
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  • Rhyme
  • Symbol
  • Oxymoron
  • Onomatopoeia

Question 26

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a figure of speech in which something non-human is given human qualities
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  • Hyperbole
  • Personification

Question 27

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A figure of speech that uses extreme exaggeration.
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  • Hyperbole
  • Personification

Question 28

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A play on words that have the some or similar sounds but different meanings.
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  • Idiom
  • Bentley's Jokes
  • Simile
  • Pun
  • Metaphor

Question 29

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an expression that is illogical and means something other than its literal statement.
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  • anything that comes out of mom's mouth.
  • Maygan's singing
  • Idiom

Question 30

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an imaginative comparison between two unlike things in which one thing is said to be another.
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  • Tyler and Tvli
  • Marbury vs. Madison
  • Metaphor
  • Simile

Question 31

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a comparison between tow unlike things, using a word such as like or as.
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  • Any middle/high school girl you talk to.
  • Dad
  • metaphor
  • simile
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