19 terms

The Outsiders Vocabulary Chapter 4-6

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bewilderment
a feeling of being confused
crouched
squat; bend low
eluded
escape; run away from
gallant
brave; heroic
hysterics
exaggerated reaction
indignant
annoyed; resentful
premonition
a feeling that something is about to happen
quavering
shake or tremble when speaking
sullenly
sluggish; slow; gloomy
narrator
someone telling the story
plot
a series of events
character
people or animals within a story
conflict
a problem or struggle
symbolism
object with specific meaning
theme
message of the story
tone
attitude the author has toward the subject
mood
feeling the reader has toward the story
foreshadowing
hint or clue
suspense
tension created in the story; uncertain about what may happen