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English 10 Mid-Term Review

The midterm asks you to apply your knowledge from the


semester.
1. You will be given a short story to read, and you will be asked
to analyze, define, and identify the following literary devices
within the story:
Allusion
Mood
Point of View
Theme
Conflict (person vs. person, person vs. self, person vs. nature,
person vs fate, etc.)
Internal /External conflict
Central image/idea
Protagonist
Antagonist
Motif
Style
Climax
Symbolism
Setting
Round Character
Flat character
Foil
Plot
Simile
Metaphor
2. Personal Narrative and Literary Analysis Writing:

This section is multiple choice. It asks questions about the


purpose of various elements and the formats of the narrative and
literary analysis writing units we did this semester.
Genre
Narration
Point of view (1st, 3rd,etc.)
Plot

What is the purpose and format of a conclusion in a personal


narrative?
What is the purpose and format of an introductory paragraph
in a personal narrative?
What is the purpose of lead-in sentence in a personal
narrative?
What is the purpose of a transitional word in an essay?
What elements are included in the introductory paragraph
for a literary analysis?
What elements are required in a thesis statement for a
literary analysis?
How should the title be formatted within the thesis
statement?
What is the MLA format for a parenthetical citation?
3. Vocabulary:
This section is fill in the blank. You will be required to write
15-20 sentences. You will be required to use 15 vocabulary
words total. You choose which vocabulary words to use.
Semester 1 vocabulary words:
Accede
Acclaim
Acquiesce
Affable
Affected
Affluent
Ailment
Ambivalence
Amenable
Animosity
Anomalous
Antecedent
Antithesis
Apathetic
Apparatus

Arbitrary
Archaic
Assail
Assuage
Atrophy
Atypical
Augment
Auspicious
Aversion
Banal
Benevolent
Bog
Buoyant
Buttress
Byzantine
Cajole
Callous

Capacity
Catalyst
Caustic
Cerebral
Charismatic
Circumvent
Cite
Combustible
Compatible
Compile
Comply
Comprehensi
ve
Conducive
Congenial

Conscientiou
s
Constraint
Consummate
Contemporar
y
Contemptuou
s
Contingency
Convoluted
Criterion
Cursory
Deficit
Definitive
Demure
Denounce
Depose
Deprecate
Derivative
Derogatory
Destitute
Deter
Detrimental
Devoid
Diligent
Diplomatic
Dire
Discount
Discourse
Discredit
Discrepancy

Discriminatin
g
Disseminate
Domestic
Dominant
Dormant
Eclectic
Efface
Effervesce
Eloquence
Elude
Embitter
Empirical
Encompass
Endorse
Enigma
Equanimity
Equitable
Erroneous
Evince
Exacting
Exasperate
Excise
Explicit
Exploit
Facile
Facilitate
Faction
Fallacy
Fastidious
Fathom
Flag

Florid
Folly
Furtive
Generic
Germinate
Glacial
Gravity
Hail
Harbor
Hedonist
Heresy
Hierarchy
Hospitable
Hypothesis
Iconoclast
Ideology
Idiosyncrasy
Impeccable
Impetuous
Impetus
Incarnate
Incontroverti
ble
Incorrigible
Incredulous
Indiscriminat
e