a conversation between two persons
An expression that cannot be understood if taken literally (ex- "Get your head out of the clouds").
comparison not using like or as
comparison using "like" or "as"
a scene that interrupts the action of a work to show a previous event
the use of hints and clues to suggest what will happen later in a plot
the ability to form mental images of things or events you read
the feeling created in the reader by a literary work or passage
A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given human feelings, thoughts, or attitudes
1st person point of view
point of view when the narrator is a character in the story (I, me, we, our)
3rd person point of view
point of view when a narrator is NOT involved in the story; uses "he," "she," "they
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
words that imitate sounds (buzz, ding-dong)
be similar in sound, especially with respect to the last syllable
repeated use of sounds, words, or ideas for effect and emphasis
anything that stands for or represents something else
The reason the author has for writing. ( Inform, persuade, express, & entertain)
cause and effect
The reason something happens and the result of it happening.
compare and contrast
finding similarities and differences between 2 things
To put together what you know with given or learned information and make sense of it.
a statement that can be proved
A belief or view about something
a conclusion that is used to make a broad statement about a topic or person
What the passage is mostly about (like the topic)
an educated guess drawn from evidence or reasoning
a major category or type of literature
the sequence of events in a story
events leading up to the climax
the turning point of the story
End of the story where loose ends are tied up
Message or statement about life in the story
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