Literature In English 2018 Past Questions | JAMB
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A literary work in which the characters and events are used as symbols is known as _________?
- A. characteristics
- B. allegory
- C. metaphor
- D. parallelism
2. Characterisation in a novel refers to the _____?
- A. writer’s opinion of the characters
- B. way the characters are revealed to the reader
- C. characters and the way they behave
- D. reader’s opinion of the character
3. In literacy work, verbal irony refers to a _________?
- A. device in which the speaker means the opposite of what he says
- B. situation in which a character speaks or acts against the tread of events
- C. difficult situation which defies a local or rational resolution
- D. device in which the actor on stage
4. In the theatre, words spoken by a character that are meant to be heard by the audience but not by the other characters on stage is called_________?
- A. aside
- B. soliloquy
- C. acoustic
- D. tone
5. Drama is the representation of a complete series of actions by means of _________
- A. movement and gesture for the screen and audience
- B. speech, movement and gesture for the stage only
- C. speech, movement and gesture for the stage, screen and radio
- D. speech, gesture and movement for the screen and radio
6. A poet‘s use of regular rhythm is known as _______?
- A. allegory
- B. assonance
- C. metre
- D. onomatopoeia
7. A literacy genre which directly imitates human actions is______?
- A. Drama
- B. comedy
- C. Prose
- D. Poetry
8. A fable is a story in which________?
- A. allegations are made about characters
- B. animal is or things are used as characters
- C. there is an important setting
- D. the story is told in poetic form
9. The juxtaposition of two contrasting ideas in a line of poetry is_________?
- A. euphemism
- B. synecdoche
- C. catharsis
- D. oxymoron
10. The main aim of caricature is to_______?
- A. describe
- B. expose
- C. emphasise
- D. ridicule