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Question 3541

The structure of a story which shows the cause and effect of events is the


A) denouement

B) climax

C) imagery

D) plot

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Question 3542

When one scene leads to another in inextricable chain of relationships, it is called ________


A) episodic play

B) caused play

C) metaphysical play

D) All of the above

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Question 3543

"...I would / Love you ten years before the Flood / And you should, if you please, refuse / Till the conversion of the Jews"
The literary device used in the above extract is


A) allusion

B) innuendo

C) satire

D) archetype

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Question 3544

“That pierced the fearful hollow of thine ear” is an example of ________


A) relative clause

B) figure of speech

C) personification

D) noun clause

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Question 3545

“Wilt thou be gone? It is not yet near day; It was the nightingale and not the lark, That pierced the fearful hollow of thine ear”. The first sentence here is an example of ________


A) interrogative sentence

B) apostrophe

C) rhetorical statement

D) request

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Question 3546

Identify the odd term


A) Enjambment

B) Rhyme

C) Plot

D) Alliteration

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Question 3547

In the village / Screams of delighted children / Toss and turn / In the din of whirling wind, / Women / Babies clinging on their backs / Dart about / In and out / Madly / The Wind whistles by / Whilst trees bend to let it pass. In the above extract, the movement of the women is


A) leisurely

B) hurried

C) orderly

D) slow

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Question 3548

From Andrew Marvell’s “To His Coy Mistress” Had we but world enough, and time, / This coyness, lady, were no crime. / We could sit down and think which way / To walk, and pass our long love’s day. This poem opens in the lines above like a


A) Sonnet

B) praise poem

C) ballad

D) dramatic monologue

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Question 3549

Tossing up things on its tail / Like a madman chasing nothing
These lines contain an example of a


A) metaphor

B) simile

C) metonymy

D) paradox

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