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Lit Terms

Quiz by Jennifer Hencken

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  • Q1
    Repetition of the initial consonant
    Alliteration
    30s
  • Q2
    A character or force in conflict with the main character
    Antagonist
    30s
  • Q3
    A struggle between opposing forces
    Conflict
    30s
  • Q4
    A character struggles against some outside force: another character, society as a whole, or some natural force. Ex: Man vs. Nature; Man vs. Man; Man vs. Technology, etc.
    External Conflict
    30s
  • Q5
    A struggle between opposing needs, desires, or emotions within a single character. Ex: Man vs. Self
    Internal Conflict
    30s
  • Q6
    A conversation between two or more characters
    Dialogue
    30s
  • Q7
    A literary work that could be true but is not
    Fiction
    30s
  • Q8
    An author's use of hints or clues to suggest events that will occur later in the story
    Foreshadowing
    30s
  • Q9
    A category of literature (lEx: Fiction, non-fiction, biography, comedy, sci-fi, etc. --> think of movie types, literature is similarly divided and categorized)
    Genre
    30s
  • Q10
    Description that appeals to the senses (sight, sound, smell, touch, taste) --> this will NOT be a literary device option for identifications, only matching
    Imagery
    30s
  • Q11
    An unexpected twist
    Irony
    30s
  • Q12
    When the reader/audience knows something that is unknown by the character(s)
    Dramatic Irony
    30s
  • Q13
    When you expect one thing to happen but the opposite occurs
    Situational Irony
    30s
  • Q14
    1) a character name or location name implies one thing but the opposite occurs or a character says one thing but means another
    Verbal Irony
    30s
  • Q15
    comparison NOT using "like" or "as"
    Metaphor
    30s

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