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A similarity or likeness between things (events, ideas, actions, trends) that are otherwise unrelated
FORMATION OR USE OF WORDS THAT IMITATE SOUNDS OF THE ACTIONS THEY REFER TO
Repetition of consonance sounds at the start of a word or in a stressed syllable
A reference to another work of literature, person, or event
Repetition of a vowel sound
14 line poem
A figure of speech that combines opposite or contradictory terms in a brief phrase.
sharp and irritating to the senses
A comparison using "like" or "as"
A figure of speech in which an expression is used to refer to something that it does not literally denote in order to suggest a similarity.
A story that is not true or is made up
writing that tells about real people, places, and events
A statement of what will happen next in a sequence of events.
Examine methodically and in detail the constitution or structure of (something, esp. information), typically for purposes of explanation and interpretation.
the act or process of inferring
using what you have read to come to a conclusion or decision
Give the beginning, middle, and end ideas of the passage
small books or pamphlets that contain information
formal written reports of original research studies
An article giving opinions or perspectives
A story about a person's life written by another person.
An account of the writer's own life.
a source of supply,support,or aid,especially one that can be readily drawn upon when needed.
A built-in reference for finding synonyms for words in a document.
A book of maps
calendar: an annual publication that includes a calendar for the year as well as astronomical information and details of anniversaries and events
supplementary material at the end of the book,article,document,or other text,usaually of an explanataory.
A list and definition of the business terms and concepts relevant to the solution being built or enhanced.
The words at the top of a dictionary page the tell you the first and last words on that page
Finding similarities and differences between 2 things
The reason something happens and the result of it happening.
A text structure that presents a problem and offers solutions to solve the problem.
When a problem is presented and a solution is obtained.
arranged in a sequence; serial
Sequence of events in a story
The background against which action takes place.
what a piece of writing is mainly about
Most exciting moment of the story; turning point
Communication between two or more people
A fairy-tale type story coming from spoken tradition.
A short story usually with animals as characters that teaches a lesson or moral
A symbolic story expressing ideas about reality or spiritual history.
a humorous story that tells about exaggerated or impossible events
A type of realistic fiction that takes place in a particular time period in the past. Often the setting is real, but the characters are made up from the author's imagination.
A type of fantasy that uses science and technology. (Robots, time machines, etc.).
A type of autobiography that covers a short period of time in th
"I" and "Me" standpoint. Personal perspective.
The narrator tells a listener what he/she has done or said, using the personal pronoun "you." This point of view is rare.
Narrator is not a character, but sees the world through only one character's eyes and thoughts
smalled unit of speech
Vowels are shorter before voiceless consonants and longer before voiced consonants.
Vowel-consonant-vowel pattern in a word
Information from the reading that hints at a word's meaning.
A word or letter placed before the root.
A word or letter placed after the root.
the main part of a word to which prefixes and suffixes are attached.
Greek- anti, astron, autos, chorno
A word that means the same as another word
A word that means the opposite of another word
two words are homonyms if they are pronounced or spelled the same way but have different meanings
A sentence with two or more coordinate independent clauses, often joined by one or more conjunctions.
A sentence with one independent clause and at least one dependent clause
A sentence consisting of one independent clause and no dependent clause
person, place, thing, or idea
word used to modify or describe a noun or pronoun, such as "happy," "sad," or "pretty."
Describe actions (verbs); often end in -ly
a word that shows a relationship between nouns or pronouns and some other words in a sentence
words used to join words, phrases, or clauses
group of words containing subject and a predicate
group of words that means something
does not express a complete thought and cannot stand by itself as a complete sentence
A compound word is made when two words are joined to form a new word.
two or more subjects joined together usually by "and" or "or" that share a common verb
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