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HSAP Literary Terms JEOPARDY. Answer $10 Did you hear that?. This line from Poe’s “The Raven” contains an example of this sound device: “Doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before.”. Question $10. What is alliteration?. Answer $20 Did you hear that?.

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HSAP Literary Terms JEOPARDY


Answer $10Did you hear that?

This line from Poe’s “The Raven” contains an example of this sound device: “Doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before.”


Question $10

What is alliteration?


Answer $20Did you hear that?

This is a word, phrase, line, or group of lines that is repeated, for effect, several times in a poem.


Question $20

What is refrain?


Answer $30Did you hear that?

“For we cannot help agreeing that no living human being/Ever yet was blessed with seeing bird above his chamber door….” Poe’s words “ever,” “yet,” and “blessed” are examples of this sound device.


Question $30

What is assonance?


Answer $40Did you hear that?

This is the repetition of vowel sounds in accented syllables and all succeeding syllables, such as “seeing” and “being.”


Question $40

What is rhyme?


Answer $50 Did you hear that?

“Snap,” “crackle,” “pop,” “whisper,” and “boom” are examples of this sound device.


Question $50

What is onomatopoeia?


Answer $10Who am I?

I am an opponent who struggles against the hero of a story, such as Abigail Williams in THE CRUCIBLE.


Question $10

Who is the antagonist?


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I am an individual who changes in some important way as a result of a story’s action.


Double JEOPARDY Question

Who is a dynamic character?


Answer $30 Who am I?

I am the character who tells the story, as Nick Carraway in THE GREAT GATSBY.


Question $30

Who is the narrator?


Answer $40 Who am I?

I am the central character in a story, the one who initiates or drives the action.


Question $40

Who is the protagonist?


Answer $50 Who am I?

I am any individual in a story or play.


Question $50

Who is a character?


Answer $10What’s happening?

This is a struggle between opposing forces in a story.


Question $10

What is a conflict?


Answer $20What’s happening?

This is the term applied to the conclusion or resolution of a story—where everything is finally “unraveled.”


Question $20

What is denouement?


Answer $30What’s happening?

This is the series of related events in a story or play.


Question $30

What is plot?


Answer $40What’s happening?

This is the part of the plot in which the reader is given important background information on the characters, setting, and problems.


Question $40

What is exposition?


Answer $50What’s happening?

At this point in a plot, readers experience the greatest intensity, suspense, or interest.


Question $50

What is climax?


Answer $10Go figure!

Dickinson’s line “Fame is a bee” is an example of this figure of speech.


Question $10

What is metaphor?


Answer $20Go figure!

In her lines “Because I could not stop for Death--/He kindly stopped for me--/” Miss Dickinson describes Death as a gentleman caller. She uses this device.


Question $20

What is personification?


Answer $30Go figure!

Poe uses this figure of speech when he writes “Helen, thy beauty is to me/Like those Nicean barks [ships] of yore….”


Question $30

What is a simile?


Answer $40Go figure!

Twain uses this type of exaggeration for humor when he writes in LIFE ON THE MISSISSIPPI: “Have I got to learn the shape of the river according to all these five hundred thousand different ways?”


Question $40

What is hyperbole?


Answer $50Go figure!

With this figurative language, someone or something stands for itself and something else, as Hawthorne’s use of light, which represents truth.


Question $50

What is symbolism/a symbol?


Answer $10What’s an olio?

This term applies to a writer’s attitude toward his subject, character, or reader.


Question $10

What is tone?


Answer $20What’s an olio?

This is the insight about human life that is revealed in a literary work, as the narrator’s warning in THE SCARLET LETTER to “Be true, be true, be true…!”


Question $20

What is theme?


Answer $30What’s an olio?

This is a general discrepancy between appearances and reality, as having a minister in THE SCARLET LETTER who is both adored by his congregation and guilty of adultery and hypocrisy.


Question $30

What is irony?


Answer $40What’s an olio?

This personal belief, attitude, or judgment prevents a person from being objective.


Question $40

What is bias?


Answer $50What’s an olio?

For this element, the major action of Fitzgerald’s novel THE GREAT GATSBY takes place on Long Island, New York, during the summer of 1922.


Question $50

What is setting?


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