Midterm Study Guide
Know what these terms mean and be able to recognize an example from the readings.
Personification Metaphor Alliteration
(Human traits for objects)
(was, is) (repeating consonants)
Simile Point of View
(brave, good, smart) (like or as)
External Conflict Foreshadowing
(Outside Problem) (hints or clues)
(Repeating Idea) (Action/item
that means something more)
(Characters feelings are in turmoil)
(outside forces affect character)
dramatic change Causes main
character to change
(Ending of the story)
PART I – 55 Multiple
Choice Questions based on class readings and discussions
Novel/Play – Know characters, themes, plot, author.
Who is the protagonist of the story? List three character traits for this person.
Who are the antagonists? Is there more than one? List three character traits for this
Name two important themes
to the story. _________________ __________________
Identify a motif that supports
your themes. ________________ __________________
What is the purpose of Mechanical
Hounds role in the story?
How would you best describe Granger?
Librarian (Lady who burns) Claisse
The Odyssey – Written by Homer
List three heroic character traits
What is the meaning of the journey Odysseus takes?
What are the characteristics of an epic poem? (Define)
3. What is the danger associated
with the following:
a. Lotus Eaters
MLA Requirements: What does MLA
Title of Novels and Movies are ____________ or
written in _______________
Define Plagerism; Proper Parentheical Notation.
How do you organize your research paper? Works-Cited purpose. First Page set up of the paper.