Literary Terms
Jeopardy
English 8
Literary Terms Jeopardy
Parts of Plot Words I
Words Words III
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Final Jeopardy
Literary Terms Jeopardy
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Final Jeopardy
$100 Question from Parts of Plot
The sequence of events in
a story
$100 Answer from Parts of Plot
What is plot?
$200 Question from Parts of Plot
Where the conflict gets
worse and worse.
$200 Answer from Parts of Plot
What is rising action?
$300 Question from Parts of Plot
The highest point of action
in a story
$300 Answer from Parts of Plot
What is
the climax?
$400 Question from Parts of Plot
The part of the plot where
the story is wrapped up
$400 Answer from Parts of Plot
What is
resolution/denouement?
$500 Question from Parts of Plot
Where characters and
setting are introduced
$500 Answer from Parts of Plot
What is exposition?
$100 Question from Words I
When characters struggle
with thoughts, feelings,
fears
$100 Answer from Words I
What is internal
conflict?
$200 Question from Words I
One who plays an important
role in the plot
$200 Answer from Words I
What is major
character?
$300 Question from Words I
The narrator is “outside”
of the story.
$300 Answer from Words I
What is third person
point of view?
$400 Question from Words I
The main character of a
story
$400 Answer from Words I
What is a protagonist?
$500 Question from Words I
The message about
life that the author is
trying to give
$500 Answer from Words I
What is theme?
$100 Question from Words II
The part of the plot where
the problem is introduced
$100 Answer from Words II
What is the
narrative hook?
$200 Question from Words II
One who changes
due to events in the
plot
$200 Answer from Words II
What is a dynamic
character?
$300 Question from Words II
When a character struggles
with something outside
him/herself
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What is external
conflict?
$400 Question from Words II
The character who opposes the
main character of the story
$400 Answer from Words II
What is an
antagonist?
$500 Question from Words II
The narrator is “inside” the
story
$500 Answer from Words II
What is first person
point of view?
$100 Question from Words III
A character who does not
change in the story
$100 Answer from Words III
What is static
character?
$200 Question from Words III
A character who plays a
small role in the plot
$200 Answer from Words III
What is a minor
character?
$300 Question from Words III
The time and place of the
story
$300 Answer from Words III
What is the setting?
$400 Question from Words III
Point of view where the
narrator watches the thoughts
and actions of several
characters
$400 Answer from Words III
What is omniscient
point of view?
$500 Question from Words III
The part of the plot
occuring after the climax
$500 Answer from Words III
What is falling action?
$100 Question from Real Life
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Abuela refuses the offer of
a new coat, because she
thinks it costs too much
$100 Answer from Real Life
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What is rising
action?
$200 Question from Real Life
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Esperanza explains that her
name means sad things, like a
muddy color or the number 9.
$200 Answer from Real Life
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What is exposition?
$300 Question from Real Life
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Old Toby and a large group
of slaves flew away from
the plantation
$300 Answer from Real Life
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What is the climax?
$400 Question from Real Life
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Grandpa Joe Iron
Shell arrives at
Martin’s house.
$400 Answer from Real Life
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What is a
narrative hook?
$500 Question from Real Life
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Hazel “Squeaky” Parker
smiles as she is declared the
race winner.
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What is resolution?
Final Jeopardy
. something (as a concept)
that is made up of
contradictory or incongruous
elements
Final Jeopardy Answer
What is an oxymoron?