Fictional Terms
MLA Format
Grammar
Word Clues
Writing

100

The part of the story where the reader learns setting, characters, and background information.
What is Exposition?

100

How should an MLA paper be spaced?
Double spaced.

100

The dictionary definition of a word is called:
Denotation.

100

What is the definition of "anthropophobiac"?
One who is afraid of people.

100

What should be the last sentence of your intro paragraph that lets the reader know the organization and focus of your essay?
Thesis statement.

200

The point of view where the narrator is also a character in the story.
What is First Person?

200

What is the right to write the date in an MLA header?
Day Month Year-No punctuation Ex: 14 September 2015

200

The feelings or emotions we associate with a word:positive, negative, or neutral
Connotation

200

What is the definition of "misanthrope"?
One who hates people.

200

Identify the off-topic sentence in the following paragraph: (1)Cream Soda is my favorite soft drink; I love the way it tastes. (2) There are many types, but IBC is my favorite. (3) Root beer is okay, too. (4) Cream Soda is the best soft drink because of the way it tastes and the bottles it comes in.
Sentence 3.

300

The type of conflict where a character has a problem with an outside force such as another character, nature, or society.
What is External Conflict?

300

What is the correct order for an MLA header on your paper? Include all details.
First Name, Last Name Teacher Name Class Date in proper format (day month year) Title, centered

300

Which of the following is a synonym for tired? Exhausted Energetic Hungry
Exhausted

300

What is the difference between a Bibiliophile and a Bibliomaniac?
Bibliophile: one who loves books Bibliomaniac: one who has an excessive love of books

300

List 3 things a writer can use to support his/her major points in his/her essay.
facts statistics quotes from a text

400

The part of highest tension in a story; the turning point of the story.
What is Climax?

400

How do you properly format a running header and where does it go?
Last name and page number, top right corner.

400

Which of the following words is the antonym for evil? cruel good mean
Good

400

What are the 3 main purposes of writing?
Persuade Inform Entertain

500

The information we learn about a character through his/her actions and behaviors.
What is Indirect Characterization?

500

The proper font type and size for MLA format.
What is Times New Roman, 12.

500

Which of the following words has the more POSITIVE connotation: Young Immature
Young

500

Define the root "graph/gram".
write; draw; describe; record

500

Provide an example of a proper in-text parenthetical citation for the following quote: pg. 78, Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird "Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read."
"Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read" (Lee 78).