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1

What is caesura?

When punctuation is used to make the text sound like natural dialogue- with hyphens for - you know - pauses and stuff.

2

Which narrator sees all and is all knowing?

An omniscient narrator

3

What is the structure of a Shakespearean Sonnet?

ABABCDCDEFEFGG with 10 syllables

4

If a word has more than one syllable it is
a) Polysyllabic
b) Multisyllabic
c) Duosyllabic

a) Polysyllabic

5

If you can decide
What type of poem this is
Then well done indeed

Haiku (5, 7, 5 syllables)

6

Flashback and flashforward

Analepsis and Prolepsis

7

What is the difference between form and structure?

Form is about the layout (e.g. rhyming pattern, type). Structure is about the development of the message/ story and why it is done in a certain place.

8

When something is presented as great but actually isn't

Bathos/ anticlimax

9

How many syllables in iambic pentameter?

10 syllables a line

10

Give some connotations of the word circle

hope, eternity, purity, fixed, endless, barrier

11

A complex sentence is a main clause joined to a subordinate clause with a connective or semi-colon
A compound sentence is a main clause joined to a subordinate clauses with commas
True or false?

False.
A complex sentence is a main clause joined to a subordinate clauses with commas e.g. "The cat, who was very fat, sat on the mat" ("The cat sat on the mat" being the main clause).
A compound sentence is a main clause joined to a subordinate clause with a connective or semi-colon e.g. "The dog loved her family BUT hated the vets."

12

Hope is what type of noun?
Europe is what type of noun?
Herd is what type of noun?
Tree is what type of noun?

Hope is an abstract noun
Europe is a proper noun
Herd is a collective noun
Tree is a concrete/ common noun

13

is this - the sentence you are reading - and example of a parenthetic clause?

Yes, a parenthetic clause is a subordinate clause isolated by hyphens, commas or brackets.

14

A superlative is the moST
A comparative is moRE
True or false?

True

15

What is dramatic irony?

When the audience know something that the character(s) do not

16

An asyndetic list includes apples, cabbages and carrots.
A syndetic list includes apples, cabbages and carrots.

Which is correct?

An asyndetic list includes apples, cabbages, carrots.
A syndetic list includes apples, cabbages and carrots.

The syndetic list was correct

17

bread roll, bap, bun, cob etc are examples of idiolect or sociolect?

Sociolect. Bread rolls are called certain things in certain areas. Idiolect is personal and not influenced by society

18

What is the difference between an interruption and an interjection?

An interruption involves one person stopping the other from talking to convey their point. Much more rude.
An interjection interrupts by agreeing or disagreeing, which is slightly more polite.

19

Colloquial language can also be known as...

Informal register

20

Fill the blanks:
The politeness principle has 3 rules. 1 - Don't ______ what you think of _______. 2 - Provide ______ for others 3 - Make the ________ feel ____

Impose
Others
Choice
Receiver
Good

21

Resolved endings...
Unresolved endings...

...answer all questions and leave the reader satisfied
...leave main conflicts unanswered with cliffhangers

22

Which ending type gives a glimpse to the future of the main character(s)?

Crystal Ball

23

A circular narrative definition and what it can also be known as

A tie back ending. When the end hints back towards the beginning

24

An ending which is based on the interpretation of the reader is...

An implied ending. This leads the reader to ask questions such as "Did they or not? Who was it?"