hooks reader and provides thesis statement
a sentence or two that contains assertion and rationales
what you wish to explain, argue, or prove in the essay
what kind of evidence you plan to provide for each paragraph
Contains three parts: topic sentence, signal phrase and quotation, and commentary
contains an assertion echo (restated assertion or a part) and a rationale
signal phrase and quotation
standard MLA quotation format
explain what the evidence shows
comparison between two unlike things using "like" or "as"
comparison between two unlike things without using "like" or "as"
a phrase that intentionally exxagerates to express emotion: "I told you a million times..."
stream of consciousness
the literary imitation of unedited activity in a person's mind including thoughts, sensations, and digressions
a word or group of words that appeals to one or more of the five senses
overaching idea in a work of fiction
A genre ( kind of literary work) in which the protagonist is initiated into adulthood through knowledge, experience, or both, often by a process of disillusionment. Understanding comes after the dropping of preconceptions, a destruction of a false sense of security, or in some way the loss of innocence. Some of the shifts that take place are these: ignorance to knowledge, innocence to experience, false view of world to correct view, idealism to realism, immature responses to mature responses