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The feeling or atmosphere the writer creates for the reader; such as gloomy, cheerful, or anxious.
Two lines that intersect to form four equal adjacent angles of 90 degrees each. Perpendicular lines have slopes that are negative reciprocals.
The result of taking the reciprocal of a number and then changing the sign. Lines that have slopes that are negative reciprocals are perpendicular.
The way writer's "hook" readers by creating a sense of excitement, tension, dread, or fear about what will happen next (Edgar Allan Poe was a master of this).
Political party in favor of preserving the status quo, traditional values and customs, and against abrupt change.
Political party whose views favor more government involvemnt in business, social welfare, minority rights, & increased government spending.
When a writer provides hints that suggest future events in a story; creates suspense and makes readers eager to find out what will happen.
A drama written specifically to be breoadcast over the radio (sound effects are used to help listeners imagine the setting and the action).
Something that contradicts the law of the Constitution as ruled by the Supreme Court.
The central or more important idea about a topic that a writer conveys. It is often expressed in a topic sentence and is typically supported by details.
A material capable of transmitting energy, particularly in the forms of heat and electricity.
A material or device that prevents or reduces the transmission of heat, electricity or sound.
A component of an electric circuit that resists the flow of electricity and is used to control the flow of current.
A letter or group of letters that comes at the beginning of a word and has a meaning of its own.
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