9-week Literature Terminology TEST

Multiple Choice Quiz-Cherokee Block-9 week FINAL
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What do you call the opposition between the main character or the character and some other force?
Tragedy
Aside
Character
Conflict
The words that are chosen by an author based on the story's location and the time period of the story is _________.
Autobiography
Tragedy
diction
Character
What do you call the lines spoken by the actors in a play?
diction
Dialogue
Theme
personification
What tells the reader or the audience where and when a story happens?
hyberbole
Setting
Monologue
Character
What do you call the notes in the margins of a piece of dramatic literature that tell the actors what to do and where to stand?
Dialogue
Stage Direction
Main Idea
Aside
A drama that ends light and funny is called a what?
personification
Comedy
Character Traits
Falling Action
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?
Tone
Resolution
personification
symbolism
An ____________________ is a short comment made to the audience by an actor that only the audience is suppose to hear.
Aside
Theme
Character Traits
personification
What is a person or creature in a story is called?
Character
Falling Action
Aside
hyberbole
The movie titled, "Titanic", is an example of what kind of drama?
Tragedy
personification
Comedy
Main Idea
What do yo call the words used to describe a character?
Stage Direction
Main Idea
Exposition
Character Traits
When an author writes about a special event that happened in their life, what type of nonfiction is it?
symbolism
diction
simile
Memoir
What do you call the end of a story when it is a short story or a novel?
hyberbole
personification
Resolution
Autobiography
In a story, the events that happen after the climax but before the resolution of the story are called what?
Stage Direction
Falling Action
Exposition
Autobiography
What do you call the author of a play?
Tone
Tragedy
Stage Direction
Playwright
The author's attitude toward his/her subject matter is called _____________________.
hyberbole
Tone
Theme
Memoir
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?
simile
personification
Memoir
Biography
There is a central message in every piece of literature. What is this message called?
Character Traits
Stage Direction
Theme
Resolution
What do you call a brief summary of a story?
Stage Direction
Tragedy
Main Idea
Conflict
What do you call a story of a person's life that is written by someone else?
Conflict
Biography
Tone
Character Traits
When an author uses language to exaggerate an idea or a situation, the author is using what type of figurative language?
symbolism
Tone
hyberbole
Stage Direction
If an author gives nonliving things the characteristice of a living thing, the author is using what form of figurative language?
Monologue
Falling Action
personification
diction
__________ 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.
Playwright
Exposition
Stage Direction
symbolism
___________________________ is a story written by an author about his or her own life.
Aside
Stage Direction
Main Idea
Autobiography
What type of dialogue is it when an actor gives a long speech and he/she is talking to another actor on stage?
Memoir
Tone
Monologue
diction
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