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    Instructions: Match the word to its definition
    1. Editorial omniscient narrator A. Simply records what is plainlyVisible; a “fly on the wall”
    2. Neutral omniscient narrator B. Enters the minds of only someCharacters to record their thoughts
    3. Objective omniscient narrator C. Records the characters’ thoughtsAnd also comments on them
    4. Selective omniscient narrator D. Recounts deeds and thoughtsBut does not judge

Instructions: Choose A for true and B for false

  1. The narrator and the author are always one and the same person
  2. Essential to a correct interpretation of tome is the analysis of all the poeticelements: imagery, simile, metaphor, irony, understatement, rhythm, sentencestructure, denotation, and connotation.
  3. A metaphor is a comparison between unlike objects introduced by a connectiveword such as “like,” “as,” or “than,” or a verb such as “seems.”
  4. Narrative point of view where the narrator is a participant in the action of thestory is a third person narrative.
  5. Theme is defined as the author’s meaning, the wisdom he wishes tocommunicate about life and the human condition.
  6. More than just geography, setting may be highly relevant to the charactersassociated with the story.
  7. A character can be both flat and round at the same time.
  8. A dynamic character is a character that fails to experience a metamorphosis inopinion and/or action.
  9. There are four ways to determine character: what the character says, what hedoes, what others say about him, and what others do.
  10. A “foil” is a character that serves as a contrast to another character.

Instructions: Choose the best answer for each question

  1. A character that is relatively simple and exhibits only one trait is a. Flatb. Round c. Static
    d. Dynamic
  2. A character that embodies several or even many traits that cohere to form a complex personality is
    a. Flat
    b. Roundc. Staticd. Dynamic
  3. A character that is unchanging is

a. Flat
b. Round c. Static
d. Dynamic

18. The narrative point of view of a story or poem can be a. First-person
b. Second-person
c. Third-person

d. Any of the above
19. Setting involves which of the following elements?

a. Time
b. Place
c. Atmosphere
d. All of the above

20. A comparison between to unlike objects in which their relationship alters the reader’s perception of both is call
a. Apostrophe
b. Metaphor

c. Pathetic fallacy

d. Hyperbole, or overstatement

  1. A metaphor where both terms are not present (Example: “my winged heart”instead of “My heart is a bird”) is called
    1. Extended metaphor
    2. Implied or submerged metaphor
    3. Mixed metaphor

    d. Simile

  2. A combination of two metaphors with absurd results (Example: “the sour grapesof wrath”) is called
    a. Extended metaphor
    b. Implicit or submerged metaphor c. Mixed metaphor
    d. Simile
  3. An elaborate or complex metaphor that has length and in which the ideas are more fully illustrated is called
    1. Extended metaphor
    2. Implicit or submerged metaphor
    3. Mixed metaphor

    d. Simile

  4. The attribution of human characteristics to nonhuman organisms, inanimate objects, abstract ideas, or entities is called
    a. Metonymy

b. Synedoche
c. Personification d. Hyperbole

  1. When a thing is addressed directly, as though it were a person listening to the conversation, it is called
    1. Pathetic fallacy
    2. Apostrophe
    3. Synechdoche
    4. Allegory
  2. An exaggeration for a specific effect is calleda. Hyperbole
    b. Understatement c. Oxymoron
    d. Onomatopoeia
  3. When something “stands for” something other than the obvious it is an example of
    1. Metaphor
    2. Symbolism
    3. Allegory
    4. All of the above
  4. Imagery, or descriptive language, involves appealing to
    1. Sight and sound
    2. Smell and taste
    3. Touch
    4. All of the above
  5. The dictionary meaning of a word is itsa. Symbolism
    b. Connotation
    c. Denotation
    d. Understatement
  6. Stating things in one tone when in fact the opposite meaning is intended is called a. Ironyb. Allegory
    c. Onomatopoeia d. Imagery

Instructions: Match the term to its best example

31. Rising Action 32. Climax
33. Falling Action 34. Resolution 35. Metonymy 36. Allegory

37. Onomatopoeia 38. Oxymoron

A. Tension reaches its highest point, or apex B. The ending, with the tying up of loose ends C. Action is complicated by crises
D. Tension slackens; the “denouement”
A. “Sweet pain” of love
B. “I heard a fly buzz”
C. “Young Goodman Brown”
D. A bow and arrow = love

39. Simile E. “My love is like a red, red rose” V. TRUE/FALSE:

Instructions: Choose A for true and B for false

  1. The plot, or physical action, is divided into the following sections in order:Introduction, Rising Action, Climax, Falling Action, and Resolution.
  2. A dramatic monologue involves a fictional character addressing his speech to asilent audience that is not the reader.
  3. A burial inscription, also known as an epitaph, has to be serious and neverhumorous
  4. A sonnet is a poem of sixteen lines, written in iambic pentameter
  5. The three best known varieties of sonnets are Italian/Petrarchan,English/Elizabethan, and Miltonian
  6. A fable is a story with a moral that, like a proverb, very much urges one to adopta certain view or a certain kind of behavior.
  7. A sonnet is composed of an “octave” and a “sestet”
  8. In a dramatic monologue, the speaker usually reveals aspects of his personalityof which he is unaware.
  9. All of the following are examples of poetic forms: Epitaph, Fable, Sonnet, andPlot.
  10. An Elizabethan sonnet and an Italian sonnet have a different number of lines.
  11. Shakespeare’s sonnets are also called Elizabethan or English sonnets

Instructions: Choose the best answer for each question

  1. Which is the correct order for paragraphs in an essay?
    1. Intro, conclusion, supporting
    2. Conclusion, intro, supporting
    3. Intro, supporting, conclusion
    4. Conclusion, supporting, intro
  2. What is best left out of the introduction:
    1. Historical perspective
    2. Definition of unfamiliar terms
    3. Thesis statement
    4. Quotations from the text
  3. What is TRUE of the thesis statement?
    1. It is not a topic sentence
    2. It asserts a provable opinion
    3. It tells how you will prove your opinion
    4. All of the above
  4. A topic sentence is the first sentence of which paragraph?
    1. Introductory
    2. First supporting
    3. Second supporting
    4. All of the above
  1. A transition should begin every paragraph except a. Introduction
    1. First supporting
    2. Second supporting

    d. Conclusion

  2. What does a Concluding Paragraph NOT d?
    1. Begin with a transition
    2. Summarize key points
    3. Introduce a new topic
    4. Make a final appeal
  3. What is NOT true about quotations
    1. They should be properly introduced
    2. They summarize information
    3. Their relevance should be explained
    4. They should be properly documented
  4. What is the function of a topic sentence?
    1. To summarize content
    2. To include quotations
    3. To draw conclusions
    4. To contradict the thesis
  5. A good supporting paragraph

a. b. c. d.

60. What a. b. c. d.

Begins with a transition Begins with a topic sentence Provides evidence
All of the above

is the correct MLA format for intertextual documentation? (Blake, 132)
(Blake 132)
(Blake p. 132)

Blake, p. 132) VII. TRUE/FALSE

Instructions: Choose A for true and B for False

  1. The following is a properly punctuated quotation: Blake says, “All is well,” (132).
  2. The first sentence of the introduction should ist the topic of the paper.
  3. The introduction should list the titles and full authors’ names of all the selectionsthe essay will discuss.
  4. A short story title should be underlined
  5. A poem title should be quoted.
  6. Transitions connect one paragraph to another as well as one point to anotherwithin paragraphs.
  7. A thesis statement is a topic sentence
  8. A topic sentence should refer to a specific point in the thesis statement
  9. A supporting paragraph should contain direct quotations from the text but neversummarize information
  1. The following is a properly introduced quotation: As the narrator of “The Lamb” indicates, “He is meek, and he is mild.”
  2. A transition is the first word of an introductory paragraph
  3. The conclusion, like the introduction, should explicitly state the point of thepaper.


Instructions: Choose the best answer for each question

73. Introductory paragraph 74. Supporting paragraph 75. Concluding Paragraph 76. Thesis Statement

77. Topic Sentence 78. Quotation
79. Transition

A. Provides supporting evidence
B Contains the thesis statement
C Asserts a provable opinion
D. Summarizes the main points
A. Connects paragraphs and points
B. First sentence of each paragraph
C. Summarizes what each paragraph is



Instructions: Choose the best answer for each question

80. What is NOT true about the use of quotations in an essay? a. There should be about 3 per supporting paragraph b. Each has to be a complete sentence
c. None can be in the topic sentence

d. They should typically be documented (with a page #) 81. A good paper should have:

  1. Repetition
  2. Digression
  3. Documentation
  4. Loose focus

82. A good paper has:

  1. Appropriate tone
  2. Punctuation/good grammar
  3. Good word choice
  4. All of the above

83. The best Point of view for an academic essay is

a. b. c. d.

84. What a. b. c. d.

First person Second person Third person None of the above

type of essay is most common in academic writing? Argumentation

None of the above
85. Appropriate supporting evidence includes

a. Summarized information

  1. Direct quotations
  2. Both A and B
  3. Neither A nor B

Instructions: Choose A for true and B for False

  1. AWK stands for awkward phrasing
  2. PV stands for possessive voice
  3. When referring to the plot of a reading selection, it s best to use present tenseverbs
  4. SP stands for an error in spelling
  5. WC stands for inappropriate word choice
  6. ^ stands for “insert”
  7. Frag means the sentence is incomplete
  8. POV means the point of view is incorrect or inconsistent
  9. REP stands for repetitive
  10. ENC 1102 involves the study of poems and short stories
  11. An essay must be revised when it is rewritten, with its mistakes corrected
  12. 2020 is a leap year
  13. COVID 19 is not a virus
  14. This is a long test

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