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English Literature Test 5

Welcome to your English Literature Test 5

A philosophy believed that the seeking of pleasure to be good but with an emphasis on simplicity of life
A type of language, developed by the simplification of two or more languages, created to enable communication between groups who do not share a language
A literary genre characterized by rhythmical patterns of language and figurative language, is also created with a sense of the musicality and is not just written for meaning
Also known as the Anglo-Saxon Period, the time frame this period falls in is debatable, however broadly speaking it is between the mid-fifth century and mid-twelfth century
A poem in which all the lines have the same end rhyme
Using a mild or gentle phrase instead of a blunt, embarrassing, or painful one
Using a mixture of languages for a comic or humorous effect
The utilisation of serious manner and the characteristic features of a literary work to mock those same features
A narrator who is ‘all knowing’ often found in third person narratives, has a detailed and full knowledge of the story's events and characters, from every perspective.
A short narrative intended to disclose allegorically some religious principle, moral lesson or general truth. Rather than using abstract discussion, a parable always teaches by comparison with real or literal occurrences

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