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Literary Vocabulary Jeopardy by Tyler Hassell

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Testing your vocab skills in english

Created Date 12.06.19
Last Updated 12.06.19
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Topics of this game:
  • The way an author or another character within the story describes or reveals a character, through the use of descriptive adjectives, epithets, or phrases.
  • The dominant impression or the universal, generic truth found in the story.
  • A conclusion reached on the basis of evidence and reasoning.
  • The process by which the writer shows the character's personality through speech, actions and appearance
  • May be to amuse the reader, to persuade the reader, to inform the reader, or to satirize a condition
  • allow you to draw your reader into the story and make them feel like they’re part of the action because the narrator is speaking directly to them.
  • Both the time and geographic location within a narrative, either nonfiction or fiction.
  • The author is narrating a story about the characters and refers to them with the third person pronouns “he/she.”
  • To or toward the side
  • This is generally revealed by the “I” sentence construction and relies on first person pronouns.
  • An expression designed to call something to mind without mentioning it explicitly; an indirect or passing reference
  • The expression of one's meaning by using language that normally signifies the opposite, typically for humorous or emphatic effect.
  • An exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken literally.
  • Visually descriptive or figurative language, especially in a literary work.
  • A group of words established by usage as having a meaning not deducible from those of the individual words