19 terms

NWEA Reading RIT 221-230 TEST 19

Vocabulary for reading RIT 221-230
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assonance
Repetition of similar vowel sounds
consonance
Repetition of consonant sounds.
contrast
Difference between things
first person
A narrator referred to as I who is a character in the story
homophone
One of two or more words pronounced alike, but different in spelling or meaning (e.g., hair/hare, scale (fish)/scale (musical)).
journalism
conducting and reporting the news
literature
Any kind of printed materials, such as books, poems, articles, and etc.
quotation
a statement which repeats the exact words that someone else has said or written.
second person
A story told using "you" which places the reader immediately and personally into the story
sonnet
(noun) A fourteen-line lyric poem with a single theme. Each line in a sonnet is usually in iambic pentameter.
symbolism
A device in literature where an object represents an idea.
table
A grid comprised of horizontal rows and vertical columns into which you can enter data.
tale
a tale
term
A vocabulary word or important word in the story.
third person
Point of view in which the narrator is outside of the story - an observer. He, She, They, used.
tone
How the writer is speaking to the reader (writers attitude)
viewpoint
The way someone sees something
voice
Author's style. How he/she writes a piece of text.
world literature
writings from around the world

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