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Published on November 5, 2007

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Literary Terms Interactive Study Guide:  Literary Terms Interactive Study Guide Reading/Language Arts Class WG Pierce Middle School C. Walker, Ed.D. Click here to continue Review Literary Genre Terms:  Review Literary Genre Terms Read each premise and decide which is the correct answer A or B. Remember- Genre are a type or a category of literature marked by certain shared features or conventions. There are general genres such as poetry, drama, and fiction, and there are more precise genres such as murder mysteries, westerns, poetry, epics, tragedies, etc. Click here to continue. Comedy (Satire):  Comedy (Satire) What is the meaning of a satirical work or comedy? A.- A sad story filled with grief and despair. B.- A happy story filled with humor and satire. Click the answer you believe is correct. Comedy:  Comedy A comedy is … B. A happy story filled with humor and/or satire. Click here to continue. No…Not A….:  No…Not A…. Comedy is not a sad story filled with grief and disaster. Click here to go back. Mystery:  Mystery Click here to continue. A mystery is a story…:  A mystery is a story… That involves discovering an unsolved crime or enigma. B. That involves some known conclusion and all facts are clearly revealed. Click the answer you believe is correct. Mystery:  Mystery Answer B is incorrect since a mystery (enigma) is something unknown and not yet determined or proven. Click here to go back. Mystery…:  Mystery… The correct answer is A. A mystery is an enigma, something not yet determined that needs to be solved. Click here to continue. Fiction:  Fiction What is fiction? Literature that is based on fiction is… Based on reality:real people, places, and events. B. Based on semi-truths and known events or circumstances with fictitious characters. Click the answer you believe is correct. Fiction:  Fiction If you answered A you are incorrect. Fiction deals primarily with people and places that don’t exist. Click here to go back. Fiction:  Fiction If you answered B you are correct. Fiction is any work or literature based on semi-truths and known events or circumstances with fictitious characters. Click here to continue. Historical:  Historical Historical Literature informs the reader of… Things that are presently happening in the world. B. Things that happened in the past. Click the answer you believe is correct. If you responded…A :  If you responded…A Historical Literature informs about things that are happening at this time in the world, you need to review some more. Click here to go back. teacher: I think you need to read up on past issues and events. If you responded B…BRAVO!!!:  If you responded B…BRAVO!!! Historical literature informs you about things that happened in the past. Click here to continue. Non-Fiction:  Non-Fiction What is non-fiction? A. It is literature based on true life people and experiences. B. It is literature based on fictitious (make-believe) people, places, and events. Click the answer you believe is correct. If you answered B…:  If you answered B… Then you need to review some more. Non-fiction is not based on fictitious characters. Click here to go back. If you answered A…:  If you answered A… Great!!!! Non-fiction is literature based on true-life people and experiences. Click here to continue. Western:  Western What is a western? A. It is any book about California, Washington, or Oregon. B. It is a narrative set in the Old West with cowboys, Indians, settlers, etc. Click the answer you believe is correct. Did you choose A?:  Did you choose A? Well your geography is good, but you need some content area help. Click here to go back. Yes, It’s B.:  Yes, It’s B. A Western is a narrative set in the Old West with cowboys, Indians, settlers, etc. Click here to continue. Thriller/Suspense:  Thriller/Suspense What is thriller/suspense literature? A. Any literary work that keeps you on the edge of your seat and guessing at every intrigue. B. A literary work that presents the facts as they happen with detailed explanations of the how’s and why’s things came to pass. Click the answer you believe is correct. If you answered A…:  If you answered A… You hit the bulls eye… A thriller/suspense narrative keeps you on the edge of your seat and guessing at every intrigue. Click here to continue. If you answered B…:  If you answered B… You are incorrect. A thriller/suspense work does not present you with the facts as they happen or provide detailed explanations of the how’s and why’s things come to pass On the contrary. Click here to go back. Fantasy:  Fantasy What is fantasy? Fantasy literature is typically set in non-existent realms and features supernatural beings. Fantasy is about living in this world, here and now. Click the answer you believe is correct. If you answered A…:  If you answered A… Follow the rainbow to your pot of gold. Fantasy literature is typically set in non-existent realms and features supernatural beings. Click here to continue. If you answered B…:  If you answered B… Living in the here and now is no fantasy, it’s reality. Try again. Click here to go back. Horror:  Horror What is horror? A. Any heart-warming family tale with happy endings. B. Horrific terror tales filled with blood, guts and gory moments that give you nightmares and night-sweats. Click the answer you believe is correct. If you answered A…:  If you answered A… What country did you say you were from? Horror literature is not considered to be filled with heart-warming family tales and happy endings. Click here to go back. Recent arrival : “Our communication must be awry. I thought you said this was the USA. Try e-mail next time. If you answered B…:  If you answered B… You must like to watch Jason and the Halloween epics. Horror literature are terror tales filled with blood, guts and gory moments from killings that will leave you breathless when sleeping if you are not careful… Click here to continue. Romance:  Romance What is a romance? A. A romance is a story about government politics and the relationship among Democrats and Republicans. B. A narrative with exotic, exaggerated, and often idealized characters, scenes, and themes. Click the answer you believe is correct. If you replied A…:  If you replied A… A romance is a story about government politics and the relationship among Democrats and Republicans. NOT! Click here to go back. If you answered B…:  If you answered B… You must be Cupid’s descendant. Romance literature are narratives with exotic, exaggerated, and often idealized characters, scenes, and themes. Click here to continue. Science Fiction:  Science Fiction Define Science fiction. A. It is any narrative about or based on imagined scientific theories and technology. B. It is any narrative about science experiments. Click the answer you believe is correct. If you answered B…:  If you answered B… You were close. But what you selected is more like child’s play. Science fiction narratives involve more than just doing experiments. Click here to go back. Did you answer A?:  Did you answer A? That’s right!… Science fiction narrative’s are based on imagined theories and technology. Click here to continue. Documentary:  Documentary What is a documentary? A. A documentary is a book containing maps and atlases. B. A documentary is work that features a large amount of documentary material such as newspaper stories, trial transcripts, and legal reports. Click the answer you believe is correct. If you answered A…:  If you answered A… We need to talk. Atlases are books that contain maps. Click here to go back. If you answered B…:  If you answered B… Way to go girl - Uh, boy! A documentary is work that features a large amount of documentary material such as newspaper stories, trial transcripts, and legal reports. Click here to continue. Informational:  Informational Informational work is… A. Any literature that provides information & procedures for completing scientific experiments, manufacturing toys, to making home improvements. B. Any literature that provides a day by day journalistic style reporting of a person’s life. Click the answer you believe is correct. If you chose A…:  If you chose A… You did your homework. Informational text can provide you information on just about everything, how to information, even political forums. Click here to continue. USA: “It was a tough decision, but somebody had to make it.” If you chose B…, well:  If you chose B…, well Literature that provides information about a person’s life is better known as a biography. Click here to go back. Detective/Who Done it?:  Detective/Who Done it? What is a detective story? A. A narrative about the solution of a mystery or the identification of a criminal. B. A narrative about a specific person in history. Sherlock Holmes: “It’s very elementary, my dear Watson.” Click the answer you believe is correct. Detective Story:  Detective Story If you answered B, you are incorrect. A biography is a narrative about a person’s life. Click here to go back. Baffled Student: “Not so elementary after all, my dear Sherlock…” Detective Story-Correct Answer:  Detective Story-Correct Answer If you answered A, you are correct. A detective story (who done it) is a narrative about the solution of a mystery or the identification of a criminal. Click here to continue. Cyberspace:  Cyberspace What stories do cyberspace reflect? A. Cyberspace literature is based on cyborg robots. B. Cyberspace literature is appropriately named for stories based on the Internet and computers. Click the answer you believe is correct. If you chose A…:  If you chose A… You are WRONG…!!! Cyborg is a term that refers to beings that are half human -half robot. Click here to go back. If you chose B…:  If you chose B… You are correct…!!! Cyberspace is a term that refers to the Internet and surfing the web via computers. Click here to continue. Supernatural:  Supernatural What do literature based on the Supernatural talk about? A. The supernatural deals with powers beyond our understanding. B. The supernatural is based on sports figures with outstanding athletic abilities. Gypsy Fortune Teller: “In your future I see…STARS” Click the answer you believe is correct. If you chose A…:  If you chose A… You are correct. In literature, the supernatural deals with powers of witches, ghosts, etc. Click here to continue. Ghostly student: “YESSSSSS…!!! If you chose B…:  If you chose B… Try again… Outstanding athletes are special, but not supernatural. They are down to earth – just like everyone else. Click here to go back. Baseball Player: “I’m just a regular guy. So what if I make millions just to play with a ball and a stick.” Myths & Legends:  Myths & Legends What type of writings do we find in Myths & Legends? A. A legend or myth is a widely told story about the past, one that may or may not have a foundation in fact. Myths are based more on the supernatural than legends. B. Myths and legends are widely told about futuristic events with legends based more on the supernatural. Click the answer you believe is correct. If you answered A -about myths & legends…:  If you answered A -about myths & legends… You are corrrrect!!!! A legend or a myth is a story told widely about the past such as the Roman and Greek Gods of Ancient Rome and Greece or the Leprechauns of Ireland or Merlin the wizard of England. Click here to continue. If you answered B…:  If you answered B… Study harder. Myths and legends are not futuristic events. They are based solely on past beliefs reflecting a people’s identity or cultural values. Click here to go back. Inspirational - What is inspirational literature?:  Inspirational - What is inspirational literature? A. Inspirational narratives are generally based on some religious faith inspiring people to continue on in life despite hardships. B. Inspirational literature is solely based on newspaper advice columns. Click the answer you believe is correct. If you answered A…:  If you answered A… You are HOT!!! Inspirational literature is based on religious or faith-based works whose main purpose is to motivate you to live life to its fullest even when you are faced with hardships and despair. Click here to continue. If you answered B…:  If you answered B… It’s back to the drawing board. Don’t pull your hair out though. Get an inspirational book and help forget your despair. Click here to go back. Sports:  Sports What are sports-related narratives about? A. They are specifically about the Olympics. B. They are about any sport or athlete that dedicates his/her life to a sport. Baseball Fans: “Batter Up!” Click the answer you believe is correct. If you answered A…:  If you answered A… You are incorrect. Sports are not solely dedicated to the Olympics. Click here to go back. If you answered B- SCORE!!!:  If you answered B- SCORE!!! Sports-related literature or narratives include any stories devoted to athletes of all sports, from all countries and all genders. Click here to continue. Tragedy:  Tragedy Woe is me. What is a tragedy? It is a humorous look at everyday situations and circumstances of life. B. It is a about the main character being brought to ruin or who suffers greatly. Click the answer you believe is correct. If you answered A…:  If you answered A… You are incorrect. There is nothing happy about a tragic event. Tragic events could be sickness or death in a family. Click here to try again. If you answered B…:  If you answered B… Great! Tragedy’s reflect sadness due to a main character’s suffering or death. Click here to continue. Student: “Failure is soooo tragic!” Drama:  Drama What is Drama? A. Drama is only concerned with sad story lines. B. Drama is any work designed to be presented on a stage encompassing everything from tragedy to comedy. Click the answer you believe is correct. If you selected A…:  If you selected A… You need to study some more. Drama is not just concerned with sad stories. Click here to go back again. Disgruntled Student: “I’ll show you what I think about that!” If you selected B…:  If you selected B… You deserve a prize… Drama is any work designed to be presented on a stage. Click here to continue. Classical:  Classical What is Classical Literature? A. Classical literature is the narrative that is considered a revered writing from a specific culture. B. It is literature about items called classics nowadays: Coke, Harleys, etc. Click the answer you believe is correct. If you answered B…:  If you answered B… Classical literature is narrative about Coke and Harley’s? You need to think again. Click here to go back. Coke & Harley: We’re Classics! If you answered A…:  If you answered A… Right On! Classical literature is narrative that is considered revered writing from specific cultures. Click here to continue. Score yourself - Rubric:  Score yourself - Rubric End of Study Guide/ Review:  End of Study Guide/ Review If you have passed these study guide questions you are ready for your test. Teacher: Good Luck!

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