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Foreshadowing
An advance sign, warning or hint of what is to come in the future
Convey
When an author provides information to help the reader comprehend an idea in the text
Emphasize
To show that something is very important or worth giving attention to
Explore
To inquire into or discuss a subject or an issue in detail
Narrator
A person who recounts the events of a novel, a story or a narrative poem
Suggest
To cause the reader to think that something is a certain way or is in fact true
Conclude
To arrive at a judgment or opinion by using text evidence
Selection
Can mean a passage or excerpt from a longer text
Organize
To put in order or arrange in a certain way
Contribute
To give information in order to provide evidence, hints, or clues
Advantage
A condition or circumstance that puts one in a favorable or superior position
Infer
To reach a conclusion based on evidence and the reader's schema