Grade Eight Final Exam Study Sheet

For each term provide a definition and example (s).

Part I.  Literary Terms:

Term:                            Definition:                               Example:

Autobiography    

Biography            

Drama                  

Epic           

Fable                    

Fantasy                

Fiction                 

Folk Tale   

Legend                 

Memoir                

Myth                    

Nonfiction        

Tall Tale               

Tragedy               

Alliteration            

Hyperbole    

Image                    

Tone                     

Rhyme Scheme     

Simile  

Imagery                

Metaphor                  

Narrative Poem    

Onomatopoeia      

Oxymoron            

Personification      

Repetition               

Stanza                  

Symbol                 

Climax                 

Suspense

Conflict                

Crisis                   

Falling Action       

Plot

Flashback             

Foreshadowing     

Hyperbole            

Irony

Protagonist           

Antagonist            

Conclusion/Resolution                        

Exposition/ Introduction 

Static Character

Stock Character

Round Character

Developing/Dynamic Character

Part II. The Parts of Speech in Context:                     

Noun                    

Concrete Noun     

Abstract Noun      

Proper Noun

Pronoun               

Adjective              

Proper Adjective   

Adverb

Preposition 

Verb

Part III. Honors Only

Contextual Support Essay Based on the novel Night.