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Carly Hanks

vocabulary
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Antagonist
one who opposes another;opposes main character(protag
Authir's purpose
reason an author writes a text; persuade, inform, entertain, share
chronological order
arranged in or according to order of times or events
compare
to represent as similar
contrast
to show differences
deduce
to draw (an inevitable conclusion) from known facts(infer)
dialogue
a conversation between two or more persons
false assumption
false - not true; assumption - the supposition that something is true
flashback
an interruption in a work that takes a story to an earlier event
foreshadfowing
to give a hint of beforehand
idiom
an expression that cannot be understood from the meanings of its seprate words
infer
conclusion from facts; guess
main idea
what the text is mostly about
metaphor
a comparison of two unlike things not using 'like' or 'as'
mood
the emotions felt by the reader
narrator
one who is telling the story
personification
a figure a of speech in which a lifeless object or abstract quality is spoken of if alive
persuade
to win over a belief; convince
plot
the main story of a literary work
point of view
a way of thining about looking at things
propaganda
spreading of ideas, information, or rumpor for the purpose of helping a cause
protagonist
one who take the leading part ina drama, novel, or story
resolution
the point in literary work at which a cheif dramatic compication is worked out
setting
the time and place of the action of the [story]
simile
a figure speech in which things deifferent in a kind or quality are compared by the use of the words 'like' or 'as'
summary
expressing covering or the main points briefly
sympolize
(see symbol); something that stands for somehting else
theme
central message of the story
tone
author's attitude about a text