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9th Grade English Midterms


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What is a sonnet?
A 14 line poem, ryhme scheme is fixed. Meter is Iambic Pentameter
what is an allusion?
a reference in a literary work to a person, place, or thing in history or another work of literature
What is characterization?
description of a characters actions, thoughts, feelings, moral and inactions w/ others
what is foreshadowing?
planting hints about what will happen later in the story
What is Iambic Pentameter?
When a poem has 10 beats per line EX: Shakespeare
what is irony?
person, situation, statement, or circumstance is notas it would actually seem
What is onomatopoeta?
A word that when pronounced imitates the sound the word describes EX: buzz, woof, meow, hiss
What is the mood of a story?
emotions of a work or of the author in his/her creation of the work
What is theme?
A repeated idea that is incorporated in a story
What is tone?
The authors attitude toward his or her audience may be deduced from the tone of the work

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