Literary Terms 1
Literary Terms 2
Conventions
Elements of Literature
Wild Card
100

The hints an author gives about what is going to happen. 

What is foreshadowing? 

100
A quirky saying or expression specific to a language.
What is an idiom?
100

For, And, Nor, But, Or, Yet, So are this type of conjuctions. 

What is a coordinating conjunction? 

100

Setting reveals what two things? 

What is time and place? 

100

Name one of Ms. Perez's best friends.

What is either Kenneth (her fiancee) or Mrs. Browning or Mrs. Pod?

200

The attitude of the writer towards their subject.  

What is tone? 

200

Type of characterization where the author shows/describes to the reader what the character is like

What is indirect characterization? 

200

What type of sentence error is this? 

Although they hated vegatables they loved a good salad. 

What is a run-on?

200
The method a writer uses to reveal the personality of a character, either through inferences or directly
What is Characterization
200

What does Ms. Perez want for Christmas?

What is a new puzzle?

300

The overall emotion felt by the reader when reading a story. 

What is mood? 

300
Figure of speech that uses exaggeration to express strong emotion, to make a point, or to evoke humor.
What is Hyperbole
300

What part of speech is "quickly"?

What is an adverb?

300
The central struggle between two opposing forces in a story.
What is Conflict
300

Name of Ms. Perez's dog

Milly

400

The point-of-view that uses an outside narrator to tell the story from all characters' P.O.V.

What is third person omniscient? 

400
A figure of speech in which opposite ideas are combined.
What is Oxymoron
400
When they finally breached the walls of Massada in A.D. 73. The Romans were amazed at what they found. Identify the type of error in the sentence/passage.
What is a Sentence Fragment
400
Writing or speech that tells a story.
What is Narrative
400

Name the character from "Marigolds" short story. 

Who is Lizabeth?

500

Literary element that is the opposite of what is expected, but the reader knows more than the characters. 

What is dramatic irony? 

500
Part of the plot in which actions, complications, and plot twists lead up to the climax.
What is Rising Action
500
Original sources of information; anything from firsthand documents, such as poems, diaries, court records, documents, and interviews to research results generated by experiments, surveys, etc.
What is a Primary Source
500
The central message of a work of literature that readers can apply to life.
What is Theme
500

Name the character from "The Flowers"

Who is Myop?

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