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1

It is made up of letters and words; it is from the latin word "litera" - acquaintance with letters or words

LITERATURE

2

What are the two major forms of literature?

POETRY
PROSE

3

It is a form of literature that has figurative form and is strict in form.

POETRY

4

It is a form of literature that is in a normal way of speaking and is conversational.

PROSE

5

What are the categories or genres of literature?

PROSE FICTION
POETRY
DRAMA
NONFICTION PROSE

6

It is a genre of literature that can be narrative fiction, novels, short stories, romances epics or myths.

PROSE FICTION

7

It is a genre of literature that relies on imagery, figurative language, and sound.

POETRY

8

It is a genre of literature that is designed to be performed by actors, presents fictional events as if they were happening at present.

DRAMA

9

It is a genre of literature that consists of news, reports, feature articles, essays, editorials, textbooks, historical, biographical works, and the like.

NONFICTION PROSE

10

What are the kinds poetry?

LYRIC
NARRATIVE
DRAMATIC

11

It is a poem which can be sung and was played with the use of a lyre in the old times.

LYRIC POETRY

12

It is a poem that tells the story.

NARRATIVE POETRY

13

It is a poem which lines can be performed on plays.

DRAMATIC POETRY

14

What are the figures of speech?

SIMILE
METAPHOR
PERSONIFICATION
HYPERBOLE
LITOTES
METONYMY
ALLITERATION
ONOMATOPOEIA
IDIOMS

15

It is a figure of speech that compares unlike or dissimilar objects using the word "like" or "as"

SIMILE

16

It is a figure of speech that a comparison is drawn between two dissimilar or unlike things without the use of "like" or "as".

METAPHOR

17

It is a figure of speech that gives life to the animals, ideas, or objects.

PERSONIFICATION

18

It is a figure of speech that an exaggeration or overstatement is made to illustrate a point.

HYPERBOLE

19

It is a figure of speech that deliberates an understatement, especially when expressing a thought by denying or negating its opposite.

LITOTES

20

A figure of speech that a part represents a whole or a whole represents a part.

METONYMY

21

Figure of speech that repeats the first letter of a word.

ALLITERATION

22

Figure of speech that the words are written like the sound they make.

ONOMATOPOEIA

23

Figure of speech that the words has a different meaning other than the literal.

IDIOMS