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Literature Terms!

Quiz by Jodi Denton

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16 questions
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  • Q1
    An insight about him an life that's revealed in a literary work
    message
    theme
    protagonist
    story-telling arc
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  • Q2
    A classic pattern used in fiction (made-up) that's guaranteed to satisfy most audiences
    antihero
    point of view
    story-telling arc
    theme
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  • Q3
    The main character. The person for whom the reader roots.
    protagonist
    antagonist
    antihero
    foil
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  • Q4
    The opponent who blocks the protagonist
    antihero
    foil
    protagonist
    antagonist
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  • Q5
    When the protagonist is actually a villain of the story, but we empathize anyways.
    foil
    protagonist
    antihero
    antagonist
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  • Q6
    A character who serves as a direct contrast to another character as a device to emphasize the qualities of the main character.
    protagonist
    foil
    antagonist
    antihero
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  • Q7
    The vantage point from which a story is told
    simile
    omniscient
    point of view
    theme
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  • Q8
    Uses "I" pronoun
    Third-Person Objective
    Third-Person Limited
    First-Person
    Second-Person
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  • Q9
    Focuses on one character only
    Second-Person
    Third-Person Omniscient
    Third-Person Limited
    Third-Person Objective
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  • Q10
    All-Knowing Narrator
    Second-Person
    Third-Person Omniscient
    Third-Person Limited
    Third-Person Objective
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  • Q11
    Journalist/No inner thoughts narrator
    Third-Person Objective
    Third-Person Omniscient
    Second-Person
    Third-Person Limited
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  • Q12
    The writer's attitude toward the character, subject, and audience of a story
    Mood
    Tone
    Allusion
    Plot
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  • Q13
    The climate or feeling of a literary work
    Tone
    Foreshadowing
    Dialogue
    Mood
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  • Q14
    A work that ridicules the shortcomings of specific people or institutions as an attempt to bring about change
    Irony
    Lampoon
    Satire
    Parody
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  • Q15
    A work that makes fun of another work by intimidating some aspect of the original piece's style
    solioquy
    satire
    aside
    parody
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  • Q16
    An original model of a person, a perfect example, or a prototype upon which others are copied; a universally recognized symbol
    pathos
    dialect
    ethos
    archetype
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