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Literary Elements 2 1. A(n) ......... is a story in which a person writes about themselves. (a) biography (b) autobiography (c) play An autobiography is a story in which a person writes about themselves. 2. When someone writes another person's life story, the written work is called a(n) .......... (a) biography (b) autobiography (c) play When someone writes another person's life story, the written work is called a biography. 3. When an editor or journalist writes a personal opinion about an event or idea, the column is called a(n) .......... (a) personal tragedy (b) editorial (c) speech When an editor or journalist writes a personal opinion about an event or idea, the column is called an editorial. 4. A piece of writing that is supposed to be read aloud for others to hear is called a .......... (a) rhythm (b) speech (c) sonnet A piece of writing that is supposed to be read aloud for others to hear is called a speech. 5. The ......... of a piece of literature is the kind or type of literature it is. (a) genre (b) action (c) plot The genre of a piece of literature is the kind or type of literature it is.


6. A ......... story usually covers the facts of an event that have taken place. (a) news (b) detective (c) sad A news story usually covers the facts of an event that have taken place. 7. A ......... movie or book is based on real events or ideas that have taken place in history. (a) non-fictional (b) fictional (c) funny A non-fictional movie or book is based on real events or ideas that have taken place in history. 8. The main idea of any piece of writing is called the .......... (a) theme (b) stanza (c) biography The main idea of any piece of writing is called the theme. 9. The writer or author of a drama is called a .......... (a) poet (b) playwright (c) biographer The writer or author of a drama is called a playwright. 10. A writer's manner or way of writing is called his/her .......... (a) stereotype (b) style (c) action A writer's manner or way of writing is called his/her style.

Literary Elements 2  

literary elements 2

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