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Parts of Speech
Literary Terms Parts of Speech $100 $100 $200 $200 Authors $200 Drama Genres Othello $300 $300 $400 $400 $500 $500 $400
1 - 100 This author of Othello was born in Stratfordupon-Avon.
1 - 100 Who is Shakespeare?
This author of The Canterbury Tales may have been killed by the king of England in 1399.
1 - 100 Who is Geoffrey Chaucer?
The author of Beowulf is unknown, probably because the work was originally created as this type of tradition.
1 - 100 What is an oral tradition?
The author of 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens played this sport in college.
1 - 100 What is football?
Shakespeare lived during these two centuries.
What is the th and 17 (or the 1500 s and 1600 s)? 1 - 100 th 16
This is the goal a character is looking to achieve by the end of a scene, such as when Iago wants to get Cassio drunk. 1 - 100
1 - 100 What is a character’s objective?
This is a character’s overarching goal, which he seeks to achieve by the end of the play.
1 - 100 What is a character’s super-objective?
A long speech delivered while other characters are onstage, such as when Othello speaks of courting Desdemona.
1 - 100 What is a monologue?
A long speech delivered by a single character that only the audience can hear, like when Iago says “I hate the Moor…”
1 - 100 What is a soliloquy?
This is a director’s process of writing stage direction and drawing a diagram of that direction.
1 - 100 What is blocking?
1 - 100 In this type of a play, the title character dies as a result of a flaw – think “Othello. ”
1 - 100 What is a tragedy?
This type of play has a happy ending – usually a wedding – though it is not always LOL.
1 - 100 What is a comedy?
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens would fall into this genre, as it is a true story.
1 - 100 What is nonfiction?
Beowulf is an example of this type of poem, as it features a larger-than-life hero that goes on a long journey.
1 - 100 What is an epic poem?
The Canterbury Tales is an example of this type of story, which features tales within a larger tale.
1 - 100 What is a frame story?
1 - 100 Act 1 of Othello takes place in this Italian citystate. Care for a gondola ride?
1 - 100 What is Venice?
Iago is angry at the beginning of the play, as he has been passed over for a promotion to this rank.
1 - 100 What is lieutenant?
Othello asks Iago for “occular proof” that Desdemona has cheated; Iago tells him of this item, the first gift Othello gave to Desdemona.
1 - 100 What is the handkerchief?
Iago gets Cassio drunk at a celebration of Othello’s wedding and the defeat of this army.
1 - 100 Who are the Turks?
At the end of the play, this character is assigned the job of bringing Iago to justice.
1 - 100 Who is Michael Cassio?
1 - 100 “She sells seashells by the seashore” is an example of this sound device.
1 - 100 What is alliteration?
Bob Dylan’s hit “Like a Rolling Stone” has appeared on the MCAS; the title contains this literary device.
1 - 100 What is a simile?
When Iago says “jealousy is the green-eyed monster” he is using this figurative language device.
1 - 100 What is a metaphor?
When Iago makes a passing reference to another work – like when he swears to Janus, a god from Roman mythology -Shakespeare is employing this.
1 - 100 What is an allusion?
A repeated internal vowel sound – “fleet feet sweep by sleeping geeks. ”
1 - 100 What is assonance?
1 - 100 Time flies when you’re having fun!
1 - 100 What is a verb?
Shoo, fly, don’t bother me!
1 - 100 What is a noun?
Holler at your boy!
1 - 100 Who is a preposition?
I am merely reviewing material we’ve already covered.
1 - 100 What is an adverb?
He fights for truth, justice, and the American way.
1 - 100 What is a pronoun?
Letters found in this character’s pocket at the end of Othello incriminate Iago.
Who is Roderigo?