Language Arts Exam LITERARY Terms

Language Arts Exam LITERARY Terms

Tests all the literary terms for the Language Arts exam! You can fail so...Good luck :)

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Check all the boxes that apply for the definition of conflict.

Hint: 5 choices
Struggle between opposing forces in a story.
Without it there would be no story.
There are four basic forms of conflict.
External conflict, Interpersonal conflict, and Internal conflict are all forms of conflict.
External conflict is the struggle between a character and the outside world.
Interpersonal conflict is the struggle between characters.

Name this term:
_____ is the way a language is spoken in a particular place, region, or time period. *Use all caps for your answer.*


What is narrative? Check all answers that apply to the definition:

Hint: 4 choices
Any piece writing, other than drama, that tells a story.
Any piece of writing that tells a story, excluding prose.
Narrative has two categories: first person and third person.
First person is when the narrator is one of the characters in the story and refers to himself/herself as "I".
The advantage of third person narrative is he/she can tell us things that happen where no on else was there to see what was going on.
A third person narrator refers to himself/herself occasionally.

Imagery refers to language that appeals to the senses, particularly visual and _____ imagery.


What is climax?

Turning point of the story/plot. Conflict between
characters, building of suspense, and all other
plot elements come to a point at the ____.
Stories with a surprise ending general end at the
_____. Usually the _____ is followed by a short
conclusion or resolution.
Plan, action or main story of a short story, novel,
play, etc. Involves conflict or opposition.

Check the correct box:
What are the two types of third-person narrative?

omniscient and all-seeing
omniscient and limited
all-seeing and passive

Name this term:
_____ is the words of a conversation between two or more people.

Spoken word

Setting is the time, place, and ______ of a story.


Theme is:

The general statement of the meaning of the story.
Not the plot.
All of the above.