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Misfits (Gaffney October 2017)

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metaphor
a comparison that does not use "like" or "as"
hyperbole
exaggeration
contrasts and contractions
when a characters acts in a way that surprises us, or an event or setting feels like it doesn't belong
tough questions
when a character stops to ask himself or someone he trusts a tough question; these questions can sometimes not be answered
again and again
an image, or, or situation that is repeated over and over
memory moment
when a character remembers something that happened in the past the interrupts the story
words of the wiser
when a wiser or older character offers advice to the main character
aha moment
when a character realizes something
simile
a comparison that uses the words "like" or "as"
Addie
refuses to say the Pledge of Allegiance in homeroom
DuShawn
the presidential candidate for the Freedom Party
Mr. Goodspeed
began drinking heavily after his wife died
Skeezie
often frustrated with the slow service at the Candy Kitchen
Kelsey
extremely shy, but a talented artist
Bobby
convinces Mr. Kiley to let the No-Name Party continue
Mr. Kellerman
was often called "sissy" and "mama's boy"
Joe
likes choosing creative nicknames for himself
Colin
puts several anonymous notes in Joe's locker
Ms. Wyman
believes in taking lots of yoga breaths
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