English 10 Final Exam Review Miss Kuhns Literary Terms All terms

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English 10
Final Exam Review
Literary Terms
All terms may be found in Literary Terms
Handbook (p. R12), in your journal, or in the
Index of Skills (p. R46)
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Main idea
Foreshadowing
Character
Dynamic character
Static character
Flat character
Round character
Narrative text structure (narrartive)
Symbol
Universal theme
Novels
Ten multiple choice questions on Fahrenheit 451
and Animal Farm.
Vocabulary
Vocabulary will be multiple choice and T/F
1. arcane: secret, mysterious
2. artifacts: simple objects showing
human workmanship
3. atone: to make amends
4. callow: immature, inexperienced
5. clamor: loud noise or shouting
6. countenance: to condone or to give
approval
7. dilettante: an aimless and superficial
follower of the arts, a dabbler
8. foreboding: premonition of evil, an
ominous omen
9. hack: one who forfeits professional
integrity in exchange for money or
reward
10. impede: to interfere with or to obstruct
the progress of
11. indubitable: not open to question or
doubt
12. invective: critical or abusive language;
violent abuse
Essay
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Miss Kuhns
The Short Story and Non-fiction
There will be short passages from the following
stories. You will answer questions about the
readings as well as literary terms that apply to
them.
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“The Good Deed”
“Through the Tunnel”
My Left Foot
“The Apple Tree”
“Hearts and Hands”
Forms and Applications
You will see an example of each of the items
below. There will be questions on each item.
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driver’s license application
product advertisement
help wanted ad
product directions
13. philanthropist: one who tries to do
good for mankind
14. precursor: something that comes
before; forerunner
15. relish: to take great pleasure or delight
in
16. rhetoric: the art of speaking or writing
effectively
17. rigor: strictness, severity
18. somnambulist: a sleepwalker
19. stymie: to block, to present an obstacle
20. tepid: moderately warm; lacking in
passion, force, or animation
21. unkempt: disheveled in appearance
22. vacuous: lacking content; marked by
lack of intelligence
23. variegated: changed in appearance by
using or applying different colors
24. vehement: forceful expressing emotion
or conviction
25. zealot: one who embraces a cause and
supports it with vigor
Review the handout from the beginning of the year on mood and “The Waters of Babylon.”
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