Final Study Guide English
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The occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words
A person who is actively oppose or is hostile to someone or something; an adversary
is thoughtful, critical analysis of a text that focuses on significant details or patterns in order to develop a deep, precise understanding of the text's form, craft, meanings, etc. It is a key requirement of the Common Core State Standards and directs the reader's attention to the text itself.
Is the dramatic struggle between two forces in a story. without conflict there is no plot.
the choice and use of words and phrases in speech or writing.
is how an author tells his or her reader about a character
a literary or dramatic character who undergoes an important inner change, as a change in personality or attitude
The start of the story, the situation before the action starts
All of the action which follows the climax
The series of conflicts and crisis in the story that lead to the climax
A thing or idea that stands for/represents something else
First Person Narrative
is a point of view (who is telling a story) where the story is narrated by one character at a time
are two-dimensional in that they are relatively uncomplicated and do not change throughout the course of a work
be a warning or indication of (a future event).
relating to the Goths or their extinct East Germanic language, which provides the earliest manuscript evidence of any Germanic language
visually descriptive or figurative language, especially in a literary work
strongly suggest the truth or existence of (something not expressly stated)
The use of hints or clues to suggest what will happen later in the story
is the process by which the writer shows the character's personality through speech, actions and appearance
deduce or conclude (information) from evidence and reasoning rather than from explicit statements
the expression of one's meaning by using language that normally signifies the opposite, typically for humorous or emphatic effect
a rhyme involving a word in the middle of a line and another at the end of the line or in the middle of the next
is a literary element that evokes certain feelings or vibes in readers through words and descriptions
a spoken or written account of connected events; a story
This is a common form of third-person narration in which the teller of the tale, who often appears to speak with the voice of the author himself, assumes an omniscient (all-knowing) perspective on the story being told: diving into private thoughts, narrating secret or hidden events
is a literary term used to describe the events that make up a story, or the main part of a story
Point of Veiw
the narrator's position in relation to the story being told
the leading character or one of the major characters in a drama, movie, novel, or other fictional text
is the part of a story's plot line in which the problem of the story is resolved or worked out
is a term coined by E.M. Forster and is the direct opposite of a flat character
of a piece of literature is the time and place in which the story takes place
a literary or dramatic character who undergoes little or no inner change
the subject of a talk, a piece of writing, a person's thoughts, or an exhibition; a topic
Third Person Limited
the narrator only knows the thoughts and feelings of one character
in written composition, is an attitude of a writer toward a subject or an audience
Parts of Speech
a category to which a word is assigned in accordance with its syntactic functions. In English the main parts of speech are noun, pronoun, adjective, determiner, verb, adverb, preposition, conjunction, and interjection
a tense expressing an action that is currently going on or habitually performed, or a state that currently or generally exists
a sentence consisting of only one clause, with a single subject and predicate
a sentence with more than one subject or predicate
a sentence containing a subordinate clause or clauses
One of the two "voices" of verbs (see also passive voice )
One of the two "voices" of verbs (see also active voice ). A verb is in the passive voice when the subject of the sentence is acted on by the verb
Who is the author of "The Raven"
Edgar Allan Poe
Characters in "The Raven"
- The Raven
- The narrator
detailed examination of the elements or structure of something, typically as a basis for discussion or interpretation
a group of words taken from a text or speech and repeated by someone other than the original author or speaker
They draw together the information you have presented to elaborate your controlling idea by: summarising the points you have made
a thing designed to catch people's attention
suggestions, comments, compliments, and changes to writing made by you peers
a summary or abstract of a text or speech, author, title, and background info
(of an event or fact) cause or bring about (an action or feeling)
a revised edition or form of something
An outline of information that must be completed to receive a grade or certain amount of points
a short statement, usually one sentence, that summarizes the main point or claim of an essay, research paper, etc., and is developed, supported, and explained in the text by means of examples and evidence
an introduction or preamble that allows one to move smoothly on to the next part of something
is defined as presenting reasons, explanations, or steps in a process. Logical order should be used with appropriate sequencing of ideas or steps in a process
A blended quotation combines a quote from a story, book, or article with your own ideas
are general sentences that open paragraphs and precede the topic sentence. They provide background about the topic or main idea
Repetitive, regular actions or nouns, and non relevant words used in the text
Events in "The Raven"
- A bird quotes "Nevermore" as a response to the narrator over and over again, and doesn't say anything else
- The narrator is missing his loved one Lenore
Who is the author of "The Glass Slipper"?
Alan Armer and Walter E. Grauman
Who are the characters in "The Glass Slipper"?
Smitty(18) and Duchess(17)
Events in "The Glass Slipper"
- At a YMCA dance
- Duchess and Smitty both lie about their lifestyle and financially
- Duchess is interested in Smitty and Smitty is not
Who is the author in "The Flowers"
Who are the characters in "The Flowers"?
Myop (part of a sharecropping family)
Events in "The Flowers"
- Myop is a innocent and free minded spirit who is being raised in a sharecropping family
- Goes to far out in the woods and finds a dead African American body from being hung
- Innocence is lost
Who is the author of "The Scarlet Ibis"?
Who are the characters in "The Scarlet Ibis"?
- Doodle (William Armstrong)
- Aunt Nicey
Events in "The Scarlet Ibis"
- Brother was not excepting the fact that Doodle was disabled and pushed him to talk and walk
- Brother pushed Doodle to hard and died from exstion
- Possible themes: Love, Pride, and guilt
Who is the Author of "The Most Dangerous Game"?
Who are the characters in "The Most Dangerous Game"?
- General Zaroff
Events in "The Most Dangerous Game"
- Rainford fell into the ocean (Carribean) and went to Ship-Trap Island
- General Zaroff says he wants to hunt for Rainford on the Island and Rainford must survive 3 days in order to win
- Rainford wins and kills General Zaroff in his bedroom
Who is the author of "The House on Mango Street"?
Who are the Characters in "The House of Mango Street"?
- Esperanza (Main Character)
- Meme Ortiz
- The Vargas Kids
- Uncle Nacho
- Aunt Lupe
- The Three Sisters
Events in "The House on Mango Street"
- Esperanza and her family move a lot and is promised a good house but is left with The House on Mango Street
- Esperanza is very depressed and insecure
- Esperanza is raped
- Esperanza leaves Mango street but knows she must come bak to help the people who cannot leave
Times new roman, size 12, centered, original
Internal Citations (MLA)
refers to the practice of giving credit to an author, singer, or speaker by citing their words/ideas within your paper
Works Cited (MLA)
on the right side of the page
2) Title of source
3) Title of container
4) Other contributors
8) Publication Date
Indent the first sentence of each paragraph 1 inch from the left margin of your paper. The default setup of the "Tab" key is set to 1 inch, and the MLA paper format suggests using the Tab key instead of entering five spaces using the space bar. Use standard double spacing throughout the entire text of your paper.
Who is the dynamic character is "The Scarlet Ibis"
What foreshadows Doodle's death?
What is the setting of "The Scarlet Ibis"
How old is Doodle when he dies?
7 years old
What was Doodle better at than Brother?
What is " The Most dangerous game" told in?
What was the resolution in "The Most Dangerous Game"
Rainford slept in General Zaroff's bed
Why does General Zaroff suggest that Rainsford wears moccasins while on the hunts?
To hide his tracks
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