Narrative Poetry and Parts of Speech Test

noun
a person, place or thing

proper noun
name of a specific person, place or thing; always capitalized
Example: Mrs. Lahoud, McLean Middle School, Boston

common noun
any person, place or thing; not capitalized
Example: teacher, school, city

abstract noun
can not be touched or seen
Example: freedom; happiness

concrete noun
tangible; can be touched or seen
Example: desk, pen, paper

verb
an action or a state of being
Example action: hit, walk, pose
Example state of being: is, am are, was, were, has, have

adjective
a word that describes a noun
Example: beautiful, tiny, thin

adverb
a word that descibes a verb, an adjective or another adverb
Example: swiftly, lightly, always

pronoun
a word that takes the place of a noun
Example: I, me, myself, you, your, he, she, it

Central Conflict in “The Highwayman”
Bess is tied up by the redcoats and unable to warn her love, the highwayman

torrent
a flood

Themes within “The Highwayman”
love, betrayal, honor, death

Mood within “The Highwayman”
melancholy, dark

writhing
twisting

narrative poems
combine elements of fiction and poetry to tell a story

interjection
Examples: Yikes! Ouch! Hey!

Preposition
“any member of a class of words found in many languages that are used before nouns, pronouns, or other substantives to form phrases functioning as modifiers of verbs, nouns, or adjectives, and that typically express a spatial, temporal, or other relationship, as in, on, by, to, since.”
souce: www.dictionary.com
Examples: Over (the river), through (the woods), to (grandmother’s house), under (the fence)

Article
In English the definite article is the, the indefinite article is a or an, and their force is generally to impart specificity to the noun or to single out the referent from the class named by the noun. source: www.dictionary.com
Examples: A, An, The