Words Used in Connection with Literature
The leading character in a play is known as the protagonist.

Words Used in Connection with Literature

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Words used in connection with literature are those used in books and plays, to name two examples. Make sure you know the meaning and spellings of words used to describe literary features. Literature is a big part of English and knowledge of the terminology can only be a good thing.

1.
Choose the correct definition for the following term.
Enjambement
Breathing space before each line
Continuing sense from one line to the next
Stopping at the end of each line for a breath
Stopping sense at the end of each line
Poets use enjambement to let an idea flow on
2.
Choose the correct definition for the following term.
Setting
The characters of the tale
The language of the tale
The painted scenery used on stage
Where the tale takes place
Painted scenery is known as a stage 'set'
3.
Choose the correct definition for the following term.
Atmosphere
The creation of a character in a tale
The creation of a mood or feeling in a tale
The scenery of the sky in a play
The scenery used in a round theater
Atmosphere can be chilling, tense, relaxed, happy, sad etc.
4.
Choose the correct definition for the following term.
Rhythm
A measured beat
Random sounds
Two words which end with dissimilar sounds
Two words which end with similar sounds
Listen for rhythm in music, poetry and words
5.
Choose the correct definition for the following term.
Oxymoron
Words of opposite meaning used for effect
Words of similar meaning used for effect
Words repeated for emphasis
Words repeated for similar sound effect
Words of opposite meaning: 'living death', oxymoron
6.
Choose the correct definition for the following term.
Protagonist
Leading character
Minor character
Playwright
The chorus
The protagonist is the main character
7.
Choose the correct definition for the following term.
Stanza
A particular viewpoint
Ideas or groups of ideas in poetry
The position of actors on stage
Verses or groups of lines in poetry
A stanza is usually a part of a poem, like a verse
8.
Choose the correct definition for the following term.
Third person narrative.
Narrator using 'he/she/it' as viewpoint
Narrator using 'I' as viewpoint
Narrator using 'they' as viewpoint
Narrator using 'you' as viewpoint
Third person narrative: 'He was ten years old when .......'
9.
Choose the correct definition for the following term.
Imagery
Imaginary words and phrases
Imagined words and phrases
Words making pictures in your mind
Words making pictures on your page
An image is a picture painted with words
10.
Choose the correct definition for the following term.
First person narrative.
Narrator using 'he' as viewpoint to tell a tale
Narrator using 'I' as viewpoint to tell a tale
Narrator using 'it' as viewpoint to tell a tale
Narrator using 'you' as viewpoint to tell a tale
A first person narrative: 'I am .......' involves the reader
Author:  Sue Daish

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