9-week Literature Terminology TEST

Multiple Choice Quiz-Cherokee Block-9 week FINAL
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What do you call a brief summary of a story?
Character
Setting
Main Idea
personification
In a story, the events that happen after the climax but before the resolution of the story are called what?
dramatic irony
Resolution
Falling Action
Comedy
The author's attitude toward his/her subject matter is called _____________________.
Tone
Climax
Autobiography
simile
What type of dialogue is it when an actor delivers a long speech to the audience, sharing his/her feelings or thoughts?
Autobiography
Soliloquy
Setting
symbolism
If an author gives nonliving things the characteristice of a living thing, the author is using what form of figurative language?
personification
Resolution
Rising Action
symbolism
What do you call the end of a story when it is a short story or a novel?
Setting
Resolution
dramatic irony
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?
Rising Action
symbolism
dramatic irony
simile
__________ 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.
Tone
Exposition
Denouement
Setting
A drama that ends light and funny is called a what?
Comedy
Falling Action
dramatic irony
Setting
What do you call the lines spoken by the actors in a play?
personification
Denouement
Dialogue
Memoir
The point in a story or play when most of the action takes place is called ___________________.
Playwright
Dialogue
Climax
Comedy
What is a person or creature in a story is called?
Denouement
Memoir
simile
Character
The part of a play when the action winds down to reveal the end of the story is called what?
Conflict
Resolution
Climax
Denouement
What do you call the type of literature that is both written and acted out on stage?
Character
dramatic irony
Exposition
Drama
What tells the reader or the audience where and when a story happens?
Stage Direction
personification
Exposition
Setting
___________________________ is a story written by an author about his or her own life.
Autobiography
Monologue
Drama
Memoir
What do you call the opposition between the main character or the character and some other force?
Playwright
Memoir
Conflict
Autobiography
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 _____________.
Resolution
dramatic irony
Character
Setting
When an author writes about a special event that happened in their life, what type of nonfiction is it?
Autobiography
diction
Memoir
Rising Action
The words that are chosen by an author based on the story's location and the time period of the story is _________.
Tone
Falling Action
diction
Denouement
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?
symbolism
personification
Playwright
simile
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?
Stage Direction
dramatic irony
Dialogue
Drama
What type of dialogue is it when an actor gives a long speech and he/she is talking to another actor on stage?
Denouement
symbolism
Monologue
diction
What do you call the author of a play?
Memoir
Resolution
Main Idea
Playwright
_______________________ is the set of events that lead into the major conflict of a story or play.
Rising Action
Main Idea
Climax
dramatic irony
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