師大英語系邵毓娟老師大一期中考詞彙題部分

不得不說邵毓娟老師是非常用心認真的好老師. 雖然我是補修學分的,不用去上課,但偶爾也會看老師從Moodle寄來的email. 這次想和大家分享他們大一<文學作品導讀>期中考詞彙題(這只是整張考卷的其中兩大題), GRE和托福考生可以加減參考, 感受一下師大英語大學部是多麼 “精實" (研究所就另外一回事了…sigh)

Approaches to Literary Works Midterm Exam – Answer Key

I. Vocabulary: Please choose the answer that most nearly expresses the meaning of the word printed

in heavy black type. 10% (1 point each)

1. Mrs. Freeman’s relish for using the name only irritated her. (B. enjoyment)

2. A direct attack, a positive leer, blatant ugliness to her face—these never touched her. (B. unpleasant)

3. He shook all over with little nervous giggles, subsiding finally into his gaze of complete admiration. (A. to become less strong)

4. The women did not speak, did not unbend. (B. to become less formal)

5. Martha Hale now scrutinized(a) that piece, compared it with the dainty(b), accurate sewing of the other blocks. (5a) (A. to examine something carefully)  (5b) (B. small and graceful)

6. The county attorney’s disdainful push of the foot had deranged the dirty pans. (A. scornful)

7. Her gesture was now addressed to the stupendous scene. (A. very surprising)

8. The entertaining was so handsomely reciprocated. (A. to behave in the same way)

9. The headwaiter, bowing over her gratuity, assured her that the ladies were most

welcome. (B. a sum of money given as a reward for service)

II. Identification: Choose the definition which best explains the term listed on the left. 15% (1 point each)

1. impersonation

i. pretending to be somebody in order to entertain people

2. the chorus

g. It refers to a group of citizens who stand to one side of the action, conversing with the principal character and commenting.

3. conventions

l. customary methods of presenting an action, usual and recognizable device that an audience is willing to accept

4. epigram

d. a brief and witty statement that memorably expresses some truth, large or small

5. peripeteia (reversal)

o. a change in fortune, often an ironic twist

6. harmatia

p. transgression or flaw

7. a rising action

q. the part of the story in which events start moving toward a climax

8. the burlesque

h. a broadly humorous parody of another play or kind of play

9. catharsis

n. Aristotle’s term for the purgation or purification of the pity and terror supposedly experienced while witnessing a tragedy

10. a double plot

a. a secondary arrangement of incidents, involving not the protagonist but someone less important

11. comic relief

m. a section of comedy, usually through passages of clownish humor, introduces a sharp contrast in mood

12. a closet drama

r. This type of play is rich and complex or dates from the remote past and contains difficulties of language and allusion.

13. resolution

e. the outcome, also called the conclusion or denouement

14. antihero

b. ordinary people, inglorious and inarticulate, who carry on not from bravery but from inertia

15. high comedy

f. This type of comedy relies more on wit and wordplay than on physical action for its humor.


看完這些,應該知道英文有:

(1)詞彙釋義問題–>找文學組

(2)文法解析問題–>找語言組

(3)聽力口說問題–>找教學組

不要找錯人了…

最後,文學組同學請接受小弟崇敬一拜


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