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Literary terms jeopardy

  1. 1. Jeopardy
  2. 2. QuestionThe repetition of first consonants ina group of words.
  3. 3. AnswerWhat is – alliteration ?
  4. 4. QuestionA work that makes fun ofsomething or someone .
  5. 5. AnswerWhat is – a satire ?
  6. 6. QuestionPoetry with no set meter or rhymescheme.
  7. 7. AnswerWhat is – free verse ?
  8. 8. QuestionA comparison that uses “like” or“as”; a stated comparison of unlikethings .
  9. 9. AnswerWhat is – a simile ?
  10. 10. QuestionA reference to something or someone,often literary.
  11. 11. AnswerWhat is – an allusion?
  12. 12. QuestionA 14-line poem written in iambicpentameter .
  13. 13. AnswerWhat is – a sonnet ?
  14. 14. QuestionA major character who opposes theprotagonist, or main character, in astory or play .
  15. 15. AnswerWhat is – the antagonist ?
  16. 16. QuestionA section of poetry separated fromthe sections before and after it; averse “paragraph” .
  17. 17. AnswerWhat is – a stanza ?
  18. 18. QuestionThe repetition of vowel sounds .
  19. 19. AnswerWhat is – assonance ?
  20. 20. QuestionThe use of one thing to representanother .
  21. 21. AnswerWhat is – symbolism ?
  22. 22. QuestionA kind of style, usually of art orliterature; e.g. mystery, romance, or western
  23. 23. AnswerWhat is – genre ?
  24. 24. QuestionThe central idea of a work.
  25. 25. AnswerWhat is – theme ?
  26. 26. QuestionUnrhymed lines of poetry, usuallyin iambic pentameter.
  27. 27. AnswerWhat is – blank verse ?
  28. 28. QuestionThe author’s attitude toward his orher subject; i.e. pessimistic, angry,or optimistic .
  29. 29. AnswerWhat is – tone ?
  30. 30. QuestionThe point at which the action in astory or play reaches its emotionalpeak .
  31. 31. AnswerWhat is – climax ?
  32. 32. QuestionA huge exaggeration.
  33. 33. AnswerWhat is – hyperbole ?
  34. 34. QuestionThe vantage point in which a narratoris removed from the story and knowseverything that needs to be known.
  35. 35. AnswerWhat is – the omniscient point ofview ?
  36. 36. QuestionThe elements that create a plot .
  37. 37. AnswerWhat is – conflict ?
  38. 38. QuestionThe time and place of the action ofa literary work.
  39. 39. AnswerWhat is – setting ?
  40. 40. QuestionTen-syllable lines in which everyother syllable is stressed .
  41. 41. AnswerWhat is – iambic pentameter ?
  42. 42. QuestionThe vantage point in which a narratortells the story in the third person butoften confines him or herself to whatis experienced, thought, and felt by asingle or limited number of characters.
  43. 43. AnswerWhat is – limited point of view ?
  44. 44. QuestionThe conflict within one character.
  45. 45. AnswerWhat is – internal conflict ?
  46. 46. QuestionCorrespondence of terminal soundsof words or of lines of verse.
  47. 47. AnswerWhat is – rhyme ?
  48. 48. QuestionThe use of description that helps thereader imagine how something looks,sounds, feels, smells, or tastes .
  49. 49. AnswerWhat is – imagery ?
  50. 50. QuestionThe repetition of identical consonantsounds before and after differingvowel sounds.
  51. 51. AnswerWhat is – consonance ?
  52. 52. QuestionThe conflict among or betweencharacters, society, and/or nature.
  53. 53. AnswerWhat is – external conflict ?
  54. 54. QuestionThe feeling or atmosphere that awriter creates for a reader; reflectionof an author’s attitude toward asubject or theme.
  55. 55. AnswerWhat is – mood ?
  56. 56. QuestionAn expression of phrase that is lessharsh or more polite than the wordit represents
  57. 57. AnswerWhat is – euphemism?
  58. 58. QuestionA rhyme that occurs within one line .
  59. 59. AnswerWhat is – internal rhyme ?
  60. 60. QuestionA measurable unit of stressedand unstressed syllables.
  61. 61. AnswerWhat is – a foot ?
  62. 62. QuestionA pair of rhyming lines in a poem,often set off from the rest of thepoem.
  63. 63. AnswerWhat is – a couplet ?
  64. 64. QuestionA type of poetry that expresses thepoet’s emotions, often telling somesort of brief story, engaging thereader in the experience.
  65. 65. AnswerWhat is – lyric poetry ?
  66. 66. QuestionA technique in which an authorgives clues about something thatwill happen later in the story .
  67. 67. AnswerWhat is – foreshadowing ?
  68. 68. QuestionA comparison that doesn’t use“like” or “as”; an impliedcomparison of unlike things.
  69. 69. AnswerWhat is – a metaphor ?
  70. 70. QuestionRhyming words that are at the endof their respective lines—what isnormally considered normal rhyme .
  71. 71. AnswerWhat is – end rhyme ?
  72. 72. QuestionThe pattern of stressed and unstressedsyllables in the lines of a poem.
  73. 73. AnswerWhat is – meter ?
  74. 74. QuestionA long poem narrating the adventuresof a heroic figure .
  75. 75. AnswerWhat is – an epic ?
  76. 76. QuestionThe use of words that sound likewhat the mean, such as “buzz”.
  77. 77. AnswerWhat is – onomatopoeia ?
  78. 78. QuestionThe point of view of a piece ofwriting in which the narrator refersto himself as “I” .
  79. 79. AnswerWhat is – first person ?
  80. 80. QuestionA seeming contradiction.
  81. 81. AnswerWhat is – a paradox ?
  82. 82. QuestionThe resolution of the conflict in aplot after the climax; i.e. tying upthe loose ends or wrapping up thestory.
  83. 83. AnswerWhat is – Denouement
  84. 84. QuestionThe action of a story; summarizesthe plan or main story of a literarywork .
  85. 85. AnswerWhat is – plot ?
  86. 86. QuestionGiving an inanimate object humancharacteristics .
  87. 87. AnswerWhat is – personification ?
  88. 88. QuestionWriting organized into sentences andparagraphs.
  89. 89. AnswerWhat is – prose ?
  90. 90. QuestionThe main character of a novel, playor story .
  91. 91. AnswerWhat is – the protagonist ?
  92. 92. QuestionThe use of a word in a way that playson it different meanings.
  93. 93. AnswerWhat is – a pun?
  94. 94. QuestionA familiar, overused expressionsuch as ‘quite as a mouse’ or‘busy as a bee’
  95. 95. AnswerWhat is – a cliché?
  96. 96. QuestionThe use of two opposite orcontradictory ideas; for example,plastic glasses or sweet sorrow
  97. 97. AnswerWhat is – oxymoron ?
  98. 98. QuestionLanguage that conveys a certainidea by saying just the opposite;divided into three types.
  99. 99. AnswerWhat is – irony ?

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