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Outsiders #1 Vocab and Terms
Terms in this set (32)
a contrast between expectation and outcome; the use of words to convey a meaning opposite of its literal meaning
a character who surprises the reader by changing his or her beliefs and behaviors
a reference to something from history, art, literature, mythology, or popular culture that the author expects people to recognize
A narrative device that hints at coming events; often builds suspense or anxiety in the reader.
sequence of drawings with directions and dialogue for the shots planned in a movie
a part of the book that has a character reliving a past event.
a logical conclusion or insight reached on the basis of evidence and reasoning from information given
the meaning or message about life; a bridge between the text and the reader's life
the feeling or atmosphere that a writer creates for the reader, rendered through imagery and setting details
object, idea or animal is given human characteristics.
an object, person or place that has a meaning and represents something bigger than itself.
the apprehension experienced by members of a group that their behavior might confirm a cultural stereotype
with extreme care or caution; tentatively
an item of value
being confused, perplexed, or disoriented, especially by many different things
in a begging tone, beseechingly
angered at something unjust or wrong
a feeling that something bad is about to happen; foreboding and dread for the future
impossible to comprehend or understand
taking someone against his will for compulsory service, often on a ship
rascally; devilishly; lacking principles or scruples
casually; coolly; in an unconcerned manner
cantankerous; having a stubborn, disagreeable, contrary disposition
selected as the best; a group enjoying superior social status
quarreling about minor, petty points
distant and unsympathetic; indifferent by personal withdrawal
an intense feeling of disrespect or dislike
regretfully, expressing a feeling of wistful sorrow
a change from one scene or another
focus on a short period of time and work to develop the details, images, emotions, and significance of that specific moment.