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Analyze
This verb means to separate a whole into its parts and then look more closely at those parts.
Antagonist
This is the person or force that creates conflict for the main character in a literary work.
Cause
This is something in a story or article which makes something else happen.
Cause
What three things does drink especially PROVOKE?
Cause And Effect
This is the relationship between two or more events in which one event brings about another.
Character
This is an individual's mental or moral quality.
Characterization
This is the combination of ways that an author shows readers what a person in a literary selection is like.
Characters
These are the people or animals who take part in a literary work.
Chronological Order
This is the arrangement of events in the order in which they occur.
Compare
This is a method of relating how two or more elements or texts are SIMILAR.
Compare And Contrast
This is a method of examining similarities and differences between two or more objects in a piece of work.
Conflict
Often, an antagonistic relationship called a ___ drives the plot of a story or novel.
Conflict
The main problem in a literary work is called the major ____.
Contrast
This is a method of relating how two or more elements or texts are DIFFERENT.
Deductive Logic
This is the process of forming a specific consequence from general observations.
Detail
This is a piece of information that is used to support a main idea.
Dialogue
These are the words spoken by characters in a literary work.
Direct Characterization
When a character is revealed by clear descriptions by the author, this is called _____ characterization.
Directions
These are the instructions that tell how to do something.
Dynamic
A character who changes during the course of a story is called a _____ character.
Effect
This is something that happens because of something else happening first. The thing that happens first is often called the 'cause'.
Evaluate
To judge, place a value on, or rank a piece of writing is to ____ it.
Event
This word means anything that happens to or is done by a character in a story.
Explain
This is to tell how, what, when, where, etc.
Explicit Directions
Directions that are clearly stated are also called ______.
External
An ______ conflict is when a character has a problem with another character, nature, society, or fate.
Fact
A statement that can be proved to be true or false is called a statement of ___.
Flat Character
A character in a fictional work that is never fully developed by the author is called a ___.
Foil
This character serves by contrast to highlight opposing traits of the main character to further define the main character.
Implied
This is a suggested, but not stated, definition. It is an ___ definition.
Inductive
The process of making a generalization based on a specific observations is ____ reasoning.
Inference
This is reading between the lines. It is taking something that you read and putting it together with something that you already know to make sense of what you read. You make an _____.
Internal
When a character has a problem within him or herself it is called an ___ conflict.
Main Idea
This is the most important idea of a reading passage or presentation.
Minor Conflict
This is a small problem in a literary work.
Motivation
This is the wants, needs, or beliefs that cause a character to act or react in a particular way.
Narrator
This is the teller of the story.
Novella
This is a short prose tale, longer than a short story, but shorter than a novel. It is often characterized by moral teaching or satire.
Opinion
This is an expression of an author's personal belief. It is not something that can be proved to be true or false.
Person Vs. Environment
This describes the type of conflict that places a character against forces of nature.
Person Vs. Person
This describes the type of conflict when the leading character struggles with his/her physical strength against other characters.
Person Vs. Self
This describes the type of conflict when the leading character struggles with himself/herself; with his conscience, feelings, or ideas.
Person Vs. Technology
This describes the type of conflict that places a character against scientific advances, machines, robots,etc.
Plot
This is the series of events that happen in a literary work.
Predict
This is to declare or say in advance.
Prediction
This is the act of forecasting something that may (or may not) occur later.
Primary Source
A person, book, document, website or record that provides information is called a ____.
Protagonist
This is the main character in a literary work.
Rising Action
This is the part of the plot where the conflict and suspense build.
Sequence
This is the order in which things are told in a story or a particular order in which related events, movements, or things follow each other.
Sequencing
This is arranging things in order so they can be numbered or related in a connected series.
Summarize
To restate briefly is to ____.
Supporting Evidence
These are the facts or details that back up a main idea, theme, or thesis.
Text
This is the main body of a piece of writing or any of the various forms in which writing exists, such as a book, a poem, an article, or a short story.
Theory
This is a statement that tries to explain something observed. It is a hypothesis that has undergone repeated testing by a variety of methods. It is never a fact, but instead is an attempt to explain one or more facts.
Time Order
_______ is when the events in a passage are arranged in the order in which they happen.