A Doll's House
Rhetorical Devices
Vocab Terms!
Poetry
Mystery!
100

What is the name of the father and husband in the play?

Torvald 

100

Words that appeal to the five senses are called:

Imagery


100

“Lips like sugar...sugar kisses”- Simile or Metaphor?

Simile


100

What is a stanza?

A group of lines 

100

Which text structure relies on the flow of time and sequence?

Chronological 

200

What is the name of the country in which the play was written?

Norway

200

What is a question that is not expected to be answered?

Rhetorical question 

200

Vocabulary word that focuses on the emotional context of an author’s word choice?

Connotation

200

This line from "Monet’s ‘Waterlilies’” by Robert Hayden most appeals to the sense of ______?

'through refracting tears'

sight 

200

Name all 3 terms external Conflict is between (character vs. ____)

Society, nature, or character 

300

 What holiday is being celebrated at the time of this play?

Christmas 

300

 Jerk = to tug something suddenly: is this denotation or connotation? 

Denotation 

300

What is dramatic irony?

When the audience knows something the characters do not.

300

 Read the following line from the poem 'Monet's Waterlilies'.. is it an allusion, alliteration or simile?

 'Today as the news from Selma and Saignon’

Allusion 

300

Read the passage from "Two Kinds.”

And then I saw what seemed to be the prodigy side of me—because I had never seen that face before. I looked at my reflection, blinking so I could see more clearly. The girl staring back at me was angry, powerful. This girl and I were the same. I had new thoughts, willful thoughts, or rather thoughts filled with lots of won'ts. I won't let her change me, I promised myself. I won't be what I'm not.


Is this extrinsic motivation or intrinsic??

Intrinsic motivation: The narrator refuses to change her true nature to please someone else.

400

Helmer is a ______ archetype

ruler 

400

Is this an overstatement or an understatement? and a simile or a metaphor?

Unfortunately, it is precisely the men or women of genius who mind most what is said of them. Remember Keats. Remember the words he had cut on his tombstone. Think of Tennyson; think but I need hardly multiply instances of the undeniable, if very fortunate, fact that it is the nature of the artist to mind excessively what is said about him. Literature is strewn with the wreckage of men who have minded beyond reason the opinions of others.

Overstatement and metaphor

400

What does one call the non-speaking parts of the script of a play that describe the characters’ actions?  

Stage Directions

400

What is the difference between fixed form poetry and free form?

Fixed form: 

Poetry that relies on a strict number of lines, stanzas, rhyme, or rhythm

Free form: no regular rhyme or meter number of lines

400

Which rhetorical device is used in the underlined portion of this text?


She had no chance of learning grammar and logic, let alone of reading Horace and Virgil. She picked up a book now and then, one of her brother's perhaps, and read a few pages. But then her parents came in and told her to mend the stockings or mind the stew and not moon about with books and papers. They would have spoken sharply but kindly, for they were substantial people who knew the conditions of life for a woman and loved their daughter.

Alliteration 

500

Which two characters lost their spouses before the play begins?  

Christine and Krogstad 

500

What rhetorical device is being used here??

There's emptiness behind their eyes / There's dust in all their hearts / They just want to steal us all and take us all apart

Metaphor

500

What is an archetype??


D. a character, image, or theme that stands as a universal symbol for basic human experiences 

500

What was the “miracle” Nora hoped for?

That Torvald would step up and take the blame, showing his love was more important than his honor.

500

What is the equation for inference?

Text evidence + prior knowledge 

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