9-week Literature Terminology TEST

Multiple Choice Quiz-Cherokee Block-9 week FINAL
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What do you call the effect a story has upon the reader?
Drama
Tone
Dialogue
Mood
What do you call the author of a play?
Denouement
dramatic irony
Playwright
hyberbole
In a story, the events that happen after the climax but before the resolution of the story are called what?
dramatic irony
Soliloquy
Falling Action
Conflict
What type of dialogue is it when an actor delivers a long speech to the audience, sharing his/her feelings or thoughts?
Monologue
Soliloquy
Autobiography
Mood
When an author compares one thing to another and uses "like" or "as" in doing so, what type of figurative language is the author using?
Comedy
Conflict
dramatic irony
simile
When there is a situation in which the audience knows more about what is going on in the story than the characters do, is called _____________.
hyberbole
dramatic irony
symbolism
Comedy
The movie titled, "Titanic", is an example of what kind of drama?
Tone
Setting
Tragedy
Aside
What do you call a brief summary of a story?
Falling Action
hyberbole
Conflict
Main Idea
__________ helps both the reader and the audience to understand what is going on because it introduces the characters and the setting of the story or play.
Exposition
Tone
Setting
Climax
What do you call the lines spoken by the actors in a play?
Dialogue
Setting
Memoir
Autobiography
What do you call the type of literature that is both written and acted out on stage?
Drama
Memoir
Falling Action
Tragedy
An ____________________ is a short comment made to the audience by an actor that only the audience is suppose to hear.
simile
Conflict
diction
Aside
When an author uses a word or an object to represent a specific feeling or idea, the author is using what form of figurative language?
diction
Exposition
Dialogue
symbolism
The part of a play when the action winds down to reveal the end of the story is called what?
Tone
Denouement
diction
Monologue
The point in a story or play when most of the action takes place is called ___________________.
Falling Action
Aside
Climax
Dialogue
What tells the reader or the audience where and when a story happens?
hyberbole
Memoir
Setting
Comedy
When an author uses language to exaggerate an idea or a situation, the author is using what type of figurative language?
Drama
Climax
Playwright
hyberbole
What is a person or creature in a story is called?
Dialogue
diction
Autobiography
Character
What do you call the opposition between the main character or the character and some other force?
Conflict
Comedy
Setting
dramatic irony
___________________________ is a story written by an author about his or her own life.
Playwright
Autobiography
Falling Action
Setting
The words that are chosen by an author based on the story's location and the time period of the story is _________.
diction
Autobiography
Falling Action
Playwright
When an author writes about a special event that happened in their life, what type of nonfiction is it?
Autobiography
Memoir
Exposition
Falling Action
The author's attitude toward his/her subject matter is called _____________________.
diction
Aside
Tone
Setting
A drama that ends light and funny is called a what?
Comedy
Climax
Tragedy
symbolism
What type of dialogue is it when an actor gives a long speech and he/she is talking to another actor on stage?
Soliloquy
Monologue
Setting
Dialogue
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