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Comparing 2 unlike things using LIKE or AS
Comparing 2 unlike things using ARE, IS, WAS, or WERE
The struggle between 2 opposing forces or also known as the problem
A make believe person or animal in a work of fiction
Episodes or events that make up a story
"WHAT THE STORY IS ABOUT? "
The overall message or underlying purpose of a story
The time and Place of a story
The practice of using an object to represent a belief, idea, superstition, or an institution
When an author gives the reader HINTS or CLUES of an upcoming event
When an author recreates a scene from the past to better explain the present moment
When the outcome of a situation is the opposite of what the reader expected
A sound word: Pop, Crack, Boom
When a sentence contains the repetition of the same sounds
A technique of assigning human qualities to NON-human objects
A Fake/False Story
A True Story
The character you are rooting for!
The character you dislike or hate!
the development of the character:knowing what they DO, SAY, THINK, LOOK LIKE & FEEL!
The type of literature: Fiction/Non-Fiction, Bio, Auto-Bio?
The person who is telling the story
The person who wrote the story
Point of View
The perspective of the narrator: 1st person, 3rd person, omniscient, limited omniscient
Is the reading selection
Central Idea/ Main Idea
The main reason the selected reading was written
Retelling of events
The most suspenseful part or turning point in the story
Using the 5 senses to describe an event
The beginning of the story where the plot is revealed
Includes all decisions, characters' flaws & background circumstances that together create turns and twists leading to a climax.
Includes the parts of a story after the climax and before the very end
how the problem in the story was solved or the how the story ended
literary element that evokes certain feelings or vibes in readers through words and descriptions.
They come after the topic sentence, making up the body of a paragraph. They give details to develop and support the main idea of the paragraph.
conversation between two or more people as a feature of a book, play, or movie.
Claim=Author's written argument to the reader
Who the author is primarily writing for
a comparison of two things based on their being alike in some way
an expression designed to call something to mind without mentioning it explicitly; an indirect or passing reference.
a conclusion reached on the basis of evidence and reasoning.
To find the proof in the text
To find similarities and differences between 2 pieces of text
The exact meaning
departing from a literal use of words
an idea or feeling that a word invokes in addition to its literal or primary meaning.
a spoken or written account of connected events; a story
a reason or set of reasons given with the aim of persuading others that an action or idea is right or wrong.
implied though not plainly expressed.
stated clearly and in detail, leaving no room for confusion or doubt.
a note of explanation or comment added to a text or diagram by the reader. (Highlighting, written comments, and/or notes)
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