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Literary elements

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10 questions
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  • Q1
    Which literary element refers to a recurring, unifying idea or motif in a literary work?
    Motif
    Irony
    Symbolism
    Foreshadowing
    30s
  • Q2
    Which literary element refers to the emotional atmosphere created by a piece of writing?
    Tone
    Symbolism
    Theme
    Mood
    30s
  • Q3
    Which literary element refers to the perspective from which a story is told?
    Plot
    Setting
    Characterization
    Point of view
    30s
  • Q4
    Which literary element refers to a recurring symbol, object, or idea that represents a deeper meaning?
    Irony
    Symbolism
    Imagery
    Foreshadowing
    30s
  • Q5
    Which literary element refers to the sequence of events that make up a story?
    Theme
    Characterization
    Plot
    Conflict
    30s
  • Q6
    Which literary element refers to the central message or main idea of a story?
    Characterization
    Theme
    Symbolism
    Conflict
    30s
  • Q7
    Which literary element refers to the use of language that appeals to the five senses?
    Foreshadowing
    Irony
    Imagery
    Symbolism
    30s
  • Q8
    Which literary element refers to the feeling or attitude that a writer has towards a subject?
    Foreshadowing
    Tone
    Mood
    Theme
    30s
  • Q9
    Which literary element refers to the use of hints or clues that suggest future events in a story?
    Characterization
    Theme
    Foreshadowing
    Point of view
    30s
  • Q10
    Which literary element refers to the way a writer reveals the personalities of characters in a story?
    Conflict
    Setting
    Characterization
    Plot
    30s

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