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Our Lady of the Lake School

# 51 Viñalon st., Cupang, Muntinlupa City


S.Y. 2018-2019

MIDTERM EXAMINATION
21st CENTURY LITERATURE OF THE PHILIPPINES AND THE WORLD

Name of Student: Score:


Course and Year: ______________________________________ Date:____________________________

CHEATING is strictly NOT ALLOWED. Anyone caught CHEATING will be dealt accordingly with disciplinary action pending
investigation and evaluation. Avoid unnecessary erasures.

I. Multiple Choice. Choose your answer from the box below. Write only the letter beside each number.
a. Litera f. Biography k. Historical Prose p. Parody u. Sermon

b. Prose Drama g. Autobiography l. Scientific Prose q. Pamphlet v. Characters

c. Essay h. Letter m.Current Publication r. Speech w. Setting

d. Novel i. Diary n. Philosopy s. Address x. Conflict

e. Short Story j. Journal o. Travel t. Lecture y. Plot

__________1. A casually related sequence of events.


__________2. A story of a certain person’s life written by another who knows him/her very well.
__________3. A daily written record or account of the writer’s own experience, thoughts, activities or observations.
__________4. The origin term of literature.
__________5. A small book of topic of current interest.
__________6. The locale (place) or period (time) in which the action of short story play novel or the motion picture takes place
__________7. A fictitious narrative with a complicated plot.
__________8. A written account of man’s life written by himself.
__________9. Implies a formal, carefully prepared speech and usually attributes importance to the speaker or speech.
__________10. It consists entirely of dialogues in prose, and is meant to be acted on stage.
__________11. The struggle or complication involving the characters.
__________12. The general word for a discourse delivered to an audience whether prepared or impromptu.
__________13. A speech by a clergy man intended to give religious or moral instruction and usually based on Scriptural text.
__________14. The representation of human being; persons involved in a conflict.
__________15. Often referred to as slice of life.
__________16. A magazine or periodical especially of a serious or learned nature.
__________17. A short literary composition which is expository in nature.
__________18. A carefully prepared speech intended to inform or instruct the audience.
__________19. A written message which displays aspects of an author’s psychological make-up.
__________20. An imitation of another author’s work, where ridicule is the main objective.

II. Modified True or False. Write true if the statement is correct, underline the wrong word then replace it
on the space provided if the statement is wrong. (2 points each)
____________________1. External conflict happens when the protagonist is within a person-against-person struggle.
____________________2. Literature in its broadest sense, is everything that has ever been written.
____________________3. Prose fiction is something that is invented, imagined or feigned to be true.
____________________4. The best way to understand human nature and to know a nation completely is to study literature.
____________________5. Prose literature is expressed in ordinary language.
____________________6. Through literature, we learned the innermost feelings and thoughts of people.
____________________7. Poetry literature is expressed in metrical rhythmical and figurative language.
____________________8. Literature is our life’s story including its struggles, ideas, failures, sacrifices and happiness.
____________________9. Exposition, also known as the beginning introduces the time, place, setting and the main characters.
____________________10.Literature is one of the seven arts (i.e. music, dance, painting, sculpture, theater and architecture)
Our Lady of the Lake School
# 51 Viñalon st., Cupang, Muntinlupa City
S.Y. 2018-2019

III. Essay (10pts. each)

1. Discuss the difference between the two main divisions of literature through form, language, appeal and aim.

2. Discuss the pyramidal structure of a plot.

3. Translate in Alibata the phrase “Twenty First Century Literature of the Philippines and the World.”