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alliteration

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alliteration
repetition of consonant sounds
ex: tongue twisters
prose
sentences & paragraphs
poetry
lines & verses
characterization
how a character is developed in a work
parts of characterization
1. physical description
2. what they say and do
3. what others say about them
4. inner thoughts and feelings
denotation
dictionary definition of a word
connotation
personal associations attached to the meaning of a word/ not straightforward like the dictionary definition/ can be positive or negative in feeling
figurative language
descriptive (picture) language
literal language
plan, non-descriptive writing or speaking
flashback
a break in the action to go back in time
foreshadowing
hints or clues given by the author of what is going to happen
imagery
descriptive writing that appeals to the senses
see it
hear it
taste it
smell it
feel it
inference
reasonable, intelligent, conclusion based on author's hints or clues
inversion
changing the usual order of a sentence
done for
- rhyme
- EMPHASIS
free verse
unrhymed verse (poetry)
rhyme scheme
rhyme plan(pattern)
irony
anything that does not go as you would expect it to
types of irony
verbal irony- say 1 thing mean opposite
irony situation- opposite of what you expect-happens
dramatic irony- readers/viewers know characters do
mood
the feeling of a "work"
plot
a series of events in a work
setting
time and place of a work
conflict
man vs. man- physical or verbal
man vs. nature-
man vs. self-conscience
internal
climax
high point of action in a work
conclusion
solution of the conflicts
ties up the " loose ends" of the story
point of view
answers question Who is telling the story
1st person
in the action
3rd person
observer
simile
comparing 2 unlike things using like or as
metaphor
comparing unlike things using is or forms of is
rhythm
a series of stressed and unstressed sounds
rhyme
repetition of syllable sounds
satire
ridicule (making fun of) society to point out its problems----to produce action or change
stereotype
a "fixed" idea about a character or situation that does not really apply to ALL
symbol
something that has a meaning in itself...but also has another meaning
theme
the main idea or underlying meaning of a work
tone
what can you tell by the tone of someone's voice?????