9-week Literature Terminology TEST

Multiple Choice Quiz-Cherokee Block-9 week FINAL
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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?
Biography
symbolism
Character
Plot
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
Resolution
Plot
What type of dialogue is it when an actor delivers a long speech to the audience, sharing his/her feelings or thoughts?
Autobiography
Tragedy
Soliloquy
dramatic irony
What do you call the type of literature that is both written and acted out on stage?
Theme
dramatic irony
Drama
diction
What do you call the effect a story has upon the reader?
Memoir
Dialogue
Tragedy
Mood
A drama that ends light and funny is called a what?
Comedy
personification
Autobiography
Mood
What tells the reader or the audience where and when a story happens?
Memoir
Setting
dramatic irony
symbolism
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 _____________.
Stage Direction
hyberbole
Memoir
dramatic irony
There is a central message in every piece of literature. What is this message called?
Drama
Playwright
Theme
Autobiography
When an author writes about a special event that happened in their life, what type of nonfiction is it?
Mood
Comedy
Character
Memoir
What do yo call the words used to describe a character?
Character Traits
Tragedy
symbolism
Monologue
The movie titled, "Titanic", is an example of what kind of drama?
Playwright
Comedy
Drama
Tragedy
What is a person or creature in a story is called?
hyberbole
Character
Resolution
personification
If an author gives nonliving things the characteristice of a living thing, the author is using what form of figurative language?
Playwright
personification
hyberbole
Comedy
When an author uses language to exaggerate an idea or a situation, the author is using what type of figurative language?
Conflict
Character Traits
Theme
hyberbole
The part of a play when the action winds down to reveal the end of the story is called what?
Resolution
Denouement
Monologue
diction
What do you call the opposition between the main character or the character and some other force?
Denouement
Dialogue
Conflict
Monologue
What do you call the sequence of events that reveal the conflict in a story or a play?
dramatic irony
Plot
Memoir
Dialogue
What do you call the author of a play?
Resolution
Playwright
Dialogue
diction
___________________________ is a story written by an author about his or her own life.
Autobiography
Setting
Denouement
Conflict
What type of dialogue is it when an actor gives a long speech and he/she is talking to another actor on stage?
Monologue
Dialogue
Resolution
Conflict
What do you call the lines spoken by the actors in a play?
Comedy
Playwright
Dialogue
Biography
The words that are chosen by an author based on the story's location and the time period of the story is _________.
Theme
Autobiography
Plot
diction
What do you call the end of a story when it is a short story or a novel?
Playwright
Denouement
Plot
Resolution
What do you call a story of a person's life that is written by someone else?
Mood
Biography
Character
symbolism
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