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Vol Words and Def Mrs. Reynolds
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First person point of view
A story is told by one of the characters through that characters point of view.
The character speaks as I
We know only what this one character can tell us.
Omniscient point of view
There is an all knowing narrator. this narrator is godlike in the sense that he knows everything going on in the story
Third person limited
The story is seen through the eyes of one character, but the character is not telling the story as "I". A narrator zooms in on the thoughts and feeling of just one character in the story.
Writing that appeals to the five sense (sight, sound, touch,taste, smell
Consists of metaphors,similes,and personification
Comparison between to basically unlike things when one says something is something else. Ex: Colton is a beast on the football field.
Comparison using like or as.Ex: She slept like a baby.
when non-human things are given human characteristics. Ex: The sea hugged me and welcomed me home.
Writing expresses the writer's opinions.
Writing which gives factual information.
An argument within someone's mind ; trying to make a choice or decision.
Conflict between characters or a character and a situation he faces.
using words surrounding an unknown word to conclude its meaning.
Restating in your own words.
to restate using the main points of an article, story, movie etc.
are used to quote someone directly. Don't clang a word when quoting. Review grammar usage.
reveal the truth
to encourage others to see through your point of view.
your ideas and beliefs
Truth; factual evidence
story of a person's life written by the person.
Story of a person's life written by someone other than that person.
Brief story in prose that teaches a moral.
a reference to a person, place, or event in literature.
The most exciting moment of a story,; also the turning point in the story.
Problems that occur in a story.
writing that helps us imagine the way something looks.
part of the story in which the loose ends are tied up.
o the idea the writer wishes to convey about a particular subject in the story; the lesson the story teaches.
what the work is about
use of words whose sounds echo their sense- buzz, meow, boom, tweet, sizzle
Author's attitude towards the audience, subject or character.
The uncertainty or anxiety the reader feels about what will happen next in the story.
Short piece of nonfiction which is on a single subject.
True literary pieces.
Literary works which are not true.
Time and place
Meaning of a word beyond its dictionary meaning.
Dictionary meaning of a word.
prose written in stanzas
the overall emotion created by a work
Repeated consonant sounds. Ex Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers.
Conversation between characters
the way language is spoken due to regional differences.
Giving hints at what is to come
Group of consecutive lines in poetry
Musical quality produced by stressed and unstressed syllables.
Repetition of accented vowel sounds in a poem.
Rhymes within lines of poetry
Rhymes at the end of lines in poetry.
Fictional story usually more than 100 pages long
marvelous change from one shape or form to another.
Story that explains something about the world involves superhuman beings.
Most important idea expressed in a paragraph.
Language that appeals to the senses also known as sensory language
Interruption in the action of the plot to tell what happened at an earlier time.
A story written to be acted out.
Story passed down from one generation to another by word of mouth.
person or animal in the story
Overall mood or emotion of a work
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