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Literary Devices

Quiz by Melissa Greene

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  • Q1
    the character, idea, or force that opposes the protagonist
    Antagonist (def.)
    30s
  • Q2
    I woke up this morning with my eyes glued shut. After such a long week, I didn't wish to get up for school, but my mom said I had to.
    1st Person Point of View (example)
    30s
  • Q3
    the perspective from which a story is told by using a narrator who refers to the characters with the words he, she, they, it, etc.
    3rd Person Point of View (definition)
    30s
  • Q4
    a reference to a LITERARY, MYTHOLOGICAL, or HISTORICAL person, place or thing
    Allusion (def.)
    30s
  • Q5
    Don't be such a Scrooge!
    Allusion (example)
    30s
  • Q6
    rain: teardrops, sadness melting from the sky
    connotation (example)
    30s
  • Q7
    joker; kryptonite; Miriam in "Miriam"
    antagonist (example)
    30s
  • Q8
    The methods an author uses to create a character, including
    Characterization
    30s
  • Q9
    Joseph woke up this morning with his eyes glued shut. After such a long week, he didn't wish to get up for school, but his mom said he had to.
    3rd Person Point of View (example)
    30s
  • Q10
    the most intense part of the story when our anxiety is relieved, or our curiousity is satisfied
    Climax
    30s
  • Q11
    The emotional connection we have with a word when we see, hear, or read it; This may be NEUTRAL, POSITIVE, or NEGATIVE
    Connotation (def.)
    30s
  • Q12
    the specific dicitionary definition of a word
    Denotation
    30s
  • Q13
    rain: moisture condensed from the atmosphere that falls visibly in separate drops
    denotation (example)
    30s
  • Q14
    an accepted phrase or expression having a meaning different from the literal meaning
    Idiom (def.)
    30s
  • Q15
    the conclusion of the story when the conflict is "unraveled" (denouement) and the outcome is clear to the reader
    Denouement (Resolution)
    30s

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