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Title: Literary Terms Jeopardy


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Literary Terms Jeopardy
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Final Jeopardy
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100 Question from A
A major character who opposes the main character
in a story or play.
Example The bad guy that we are against!
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100 Answer from A
Antagonist
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200 Question from A
The repetition of first consonants in a group of
words.
Example Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled
peppers.
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200 Answer from A
Alliteration
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300 Question from A
A reference to something or someone, often
literary.
Example May the force be with you.
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300 Answer from A
Allusion
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400 Question from A
The overall feeling of a work, related to tone
and mood.
Example In Science class you might be talking
about layers of gases in the earths
_____________.
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400 Answer from A
Atmosphere
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500 Question from A
A story in which the characters represent
abstract qualities or ideas.
Example In westerns, the sheriff represents
good, and the outlaw represents evil.
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500 Answer from A
Allegory
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100 Question from C
The means by which an author describes the
appearance and personality of a person in a story
or play.
Example The way an author describes the main
___________ is __________.
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100 Answer from C
Characterization
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200 Question from C
The point at which the action in a story or play
reaches its emotional peak.
Example The most exciting part of the story.
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200 Answer from C
Climax
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300 Question from C
To explain how things are alike.
Example In Algebra, you cant _________ apples
to oranges or xs to ys.
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300 Answer from C
Compare
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400 Question from C
The elements that create a plot. This can be
internal or external.
Example This can be a battle or a ________
inside a person or a __________ of man against
nature.
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400 Answer from C
Conflict
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500 Question from C
To explain how things are different
Example The opposite of compare.
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500 Answer from C
Contrast
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100 Question from E-F
The point of view of a piece of writing in which
the narrator refers to himself as I.
Example Not the third but the _______.
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100 Answer from E-F
First Person Point of View
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200 Question from E-F
A long poem narrating the adventures of a heroic
figure.
Example The Odyssey
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200 Answer from E-F
Epic
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300 Question from E-F
A story that illustrates a moral, often using
animals as the characters.
Example The Tortoise and the Hare
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300 Answer from E-F
Fable
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400 Question from E-F
A technique in which an author gives clues about
something that will happen later in the story.
Example What usually happens after you hear the
music in JAWS!
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400 Answer from E-F
Foreshadowing
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500 Question from E-F
Language that does not mean exactly what it says.
Example I am so mad steam is coming out of my
ears!!! If it cant happen then it usually is a
__________ of speech.
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500 Answer from E-F
Figurative Language
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100 Question from M-O
The use of words that sound like what the mean.
Example Ping, Ring, Buzz,
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100 Answer from M-O
Onomatopoeia
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200 Question from M-O
A comparison that does NOT use like or as.
Example Hes a rock or I am an island.
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200 Answer from M-O
Metaphor
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300 Question from M-O
A long speech by one character in a play or story
(that everyone is supposed to hear).
Example Johnny Carson, Jay Leno, and David
Letterman do this on the Late Shows.
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300 Answer from M-O
Monologue
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400 Question from M-O
A legend that embodies the beliefs of people and
offers some explanation for natural and social
phenomena.
Example
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400 Answer from M-O
Myth
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500 Question from M-O
A phrase made up of two seemingly opposite words.
Example Cruel kindness or dumb smarts
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500 Answer from M-O
Oxymoron
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100 Question from P-S
To move about without a definite destination or
purpose
ExampleNemo off from his father and got
lost.
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100 Answer from P-S
Wandered
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200 Question from P-S
To choose or be in the habit of choosing as more
desirable or as having more value
ExampleDaniel daytime instead of night
time.
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200 Answer from P-S
Prefers
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300 Question from P-S
Widely liked or appreciated
Example Brook Hagy is very in school.
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300 Answer from P-S
Plot
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400 Question from P-S
A comparison that uses like or as.
Example Im as hungry as a wolf. Her eyes
are like the stars in the sky.
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400 Answer from P-S
Simile
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500 Question from P-S
A question not meant to be answered.
Example Why cant you all just get along?
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500 Answer from P-S
Rhetorical Question
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Final Jeopardy
A monologue in which a character expresses his or
her thoughts to the audience and does not intend
the other characters to hear them.
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Final Jeopardy Answer
Soliloquy
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