Garris 1 Terms

excitement or uncertainty about what may happen
literal language
you mean it
figurative language
figures of speech (similes,hyperboles,etc)
language in ordinary form
stated theme
message of the story stated by the author
implied theme
message of the story implied by the reader
context clues
words near a word to imply what it means
dramatic irony
when the reader knows something the character doesn't
verbal irony
figure of speech
situational irony
outcome is different from what was expected