Elements of Suspense
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  • Question 1
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Define foreshadowing

    answer choices

    a flashback of what happened previously

    a hint at something that will happen later

    giving human-like characteristics to non-living things

    comparing two unlike things using like or as

  • Question 2
    60 seconds
    Q. One effect or purpose of foreshadowing is to...
    answer choices
    trick the reader
    Add depth to characters
    build suspense
    give factual information
  • Question 3
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Which of these sentences includes the best example of foreshadowing?

    answer choices

    When Penny left the house, she didn't know that was the last time she would ever see her family.

    It was cold outside, so Harriet put on a hat and scarf on her way out the door.

    After years of hard word, Trevon was proud to say he'd been accepted to Harvard.

    Greg's favorite food was lasagna; he would eat it every day if he could!

  • Question 4
    45 seconds
    Q. A movie you are watching shows a woman jogging in the woods.  The next scene shows a mountain lion lying in wait down the path where the woman is jogging.
    answer choices
    Situational Irony
    Verbal Irony
    Dramatic Irony
  • Question 5
    45 seconds
    Q. The son of the police chief is arrested for attempted burglary.
    answer choices
    Situational Irony
    Verbal Irony
    Dramatic Irony
  • Question 6
    45 seconds
    Q. Any instance in which the narrator or a character says one thing but means something else is
    answer choices
    Verbal Irony
    Situational Irony
    Dramatic Irony
  • Question 7
    60 seconds
    Q.

    "For his gold I had no desire. I think it was his eye! yes, it was this! He had the eye of a vulture --a pale blue eye, with a film over it" This quote uses a _____________in order to give the reader a mental image of the eye.

    answer choices

    repetition

    personification

    metaphor

    simile

  • Question 8
    45 seconds
    Q.

    "I resolved to open a little --a very, very little crevice in the lantern. So I opened it --you cannot imagine how stealthily, stealthily --until, at length a simple dim ray, like the thread of the spider, shot from out the crevice" This quote contains all of the following except...

    answer choices

    simile

    repetition

    personification

    imagery

  • Question 9
    45 seconds
    Q.

    Tone and Mood are created through all of the following except…

    answer choices

    word choice

    sentence length

    use of literary devices

    length of text (story or article)

  • Question 10
    45 seconds
    Q.

    How is mood different from tone?

    answer choices

    There isn't a difference

    Mood is what the reader "feels"/ tone is the writer's attitude

    Tone is what the reader "feels"/ mood is the writer's feelings

    Tone is the reader's voice/ mood is the writer's mannerisms

  • Question 11
    60 seconds
    Q.

    What is the mood?

    True!—nervous—very, very dreadfully nervous I had been and am! But why will you say that I am mad?

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    mellow

    humorous

    frantic

    serious

  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q.

    "DURING the whole of a dull, dark, and soundless day in the autumn of the year, when the clouds hung oppressively low in the heavens, I had been passing alone, on horseback, through a singularly dreary tract of country; and at length found myself, as the shades of the evening drew on, within view of the melancholy House of Usher." What literary device can be found in this passage?

    answer choices

    simile

    metaphor

    alliteration

    personification

  • Question 13
    60 seconds
    Q.

    DURING the whole of a dull, dark, and soundless day in the autumn of the year, when the clouds hung oppressively low in the heavens, I had been passing alone, on horseback, through a singularly dreary tract of country; and at length found myself, as the shades of the evening drew on, within view of the melancholy House of Usher. Which word best describes the mood of this passage?

    answer choices

    suspenseful

    somber

    angry

    pensive

  • Question 14
    45 seconds
    Q.

    Why might a writer choose to use repetition in their story or poem?

    answer choices

    to emphasize an idea

    to create suspense

    to exaggerate a feeling

    all of these and maybe more..

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