Epiphany Quiz Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email Definition & ExamplesQuizFlashcardsWorksheets 1. What does the word “epiphany” stand for in Greek? happiness manifestation insight discovery 2. How is epiphany defined in the field of literary studies? A moment when a literary character is religiously converted. An event when a character unexpectedly realizes that he is in a novel or a poem. A sudden spiritual manifestation during which the essence of an object becomes radiant. The instant when the theme of a novel is suddenly made clear to the reader. 3. Which of these four traits does not describe an epiphanic experience? atemporal mysterious intense joyous 4. Who was the author who introduced the concept of epiphany into literary criticism? James Joyce Marcel Proust Virginia Woolf William Wordsworth Loading … (Further Reading: Quiz Collection of All Literary Devices) Write A Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.