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NWEA Reading RIT 221-230
Terms in this set (21)
a brief, cleverly worded statement that makes a wise observation about life.
repetition of similar vowel sounds
the repetition of consonants (or consonant patterns) especially at the ends of words
the act of distinguishing by comparing differences
told from the narrator's point of view, using "I"
to compose or represent:"This wall forms the background of the stage setting"
one of two or more words pronounced alike but different in meaning or derivation or spelling
the profession of reporting or photographing or editing news stories for one of the media
published, creative writing of recognized artistic value
a passage or expression that is quoted or cited
the narrator tells a listener what he/she has done or said, using the personal pronoun "you" (Ex: Choose your Own Adventure Books) this point of view is rare
14-line poetic verse form with a fixed rhyme pattern
a device in literature where an object represents an idea
a database view of information arranged in a grid of rows and columns
a creative, short narrative that is recognized as fiction for entertainment but may also draw a moral or teach a practical lesson
a word or expression used for some particular thing
a narrator, who is not a character in the story, tells the story.
the attitude of the author toward the audience and characters (e.g., serious or humorous).
the authors perspective, or opinion, on an issue or topic; sometimes presented directly, other times, the reader will need to infer how the author feels about the issue or topic
the writer's use of language and overall style, created by tone and choice of words
writing that is from countries other than your own