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Literary Elements

Quiz by Marie Cuevas

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  • Q1
    The time and place of a story which may include weather, landscape and sensory experiences.
    setting
    conflict
    plot
    climax
    30s
  • Q2
    Persons — or animals or natural forces represented as persons — in a work of literature.
    protagonist
    characters
    climax
    antagonist
    30s
  • Q3
    Main character in a story who is often a hero.
    protagonist
    characters
    narrative perspective
    antagonist
    30s
  • Q4
    A character or force in conflict with the main character
    protagonist
    antagonist
    narrative perspective
    character
    30s
  • Q5
    The sequence of events in a literary work
    exposition
    theme
    plot
    resolution
    30s
  • Q6
    Introduction to the main characters, setting and/or the conflict.
    theme
    exposition
    plot
    conflict
    30s
  • Q7
    Events leading up to the climax
    climax
    falling action
    rising action
    plot
    30s
  • Q8
    Most exciting moment of the story; turning point
    climax
    resolution
    plot
    exposition
    30s
  • Q9
    Events that occur after the climax and lead up to closure and conclusion of the story.
    falling action
    resolution
    rising action
    plot
    30s
  • Q10
    End of the story where loose ends are tied up
    climax
    plot
    resolution
    exposition
    30s
  • Q11
    A struggle between opposing forces
    plot
    climax
    resolution
    conflict
    30s
  • Q12
    A conflict involving opposing forces within a person's mind. Man vs. Self
    internal conflict
    climax
    conflict
    external conflict
    30s
  • Q13
    Struggle between a literary or dramatic character and an outside force such as nature or another character, Man vs Nature, Man vs Man, Man vs Society
    internal conflict
    conflict
    climax
    external conflict
    30s
  • Q14
    A universal idea, lesson, or message explored throughout a work of literature.
    plot
    exposition
    theme
    conflict
    30s
  • Q15
    An essential technique used in literature (e.g., characterization, setting, plot, theme).
    Literary Element
    plot
    character
    setting
    30s

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