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English Literature Test 2

Welcome to your English Literature Test 2

The period of time, about a thousand years long, between the fall of the Roman Empire and the emergence of the Renaissance

: Poetry which uses logic and reason to construct an 'argument' and draws on other fields such as science, law, philosophy and exploration to describe emotion, often love

A syllable that has a heavy distinction from other syllables when spoken aloud

A song, prayer or speech in honour of God

The rules which dictate the way a sentence in a language is constructed, according to syntax

When another literary work is referred to within a text, suggesting that texts do not exist in a vacuum because there is always relationships between texts, which readers are often aware of

The utilization of pitch changes in spoken language

A character who is so average or unoriginal that he or she seems like an oversimplified representation of gender, class, religious group, or occupation

A device in which a word in the middle of a line of poetry rhymes with a word at the end of the same metrical line

A novel which examines values, behaviour and characteristics of a particular group of people with a specific historical context

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