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12 terms

Reading OGT TERMS I

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Allieteration
use of the same consonant at the beginning of a word, line, or verse
Analogy
drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some respect
verbal irony
A figure of speech in which what is said is the opposite of what is meant; sarcasm
dramatic irony
when a reader is aware of something that a character isn't
situational irony
An outcome that turns out to be very different from what was expected, the difference between what is expected to happen and what actually does
personification
A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given human feelings, thoughts, or attitudes
Assonance
repetition of vowel sounds
direct characterization
the writer tells us directly what a character's personality is like
indirect characterization
the character is revealed through their personality, appearance, words, actions, and effect on others
climax
Most exciting moment of the story; turning point
1st person point of view
The narrator is a character in the story. ( I, me, my, we, our )
3rd person point of view
narrator is NOT involved in the story; uses "he," "she," "they