STAAR Vocabulary Set 6

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point of view
the point from which the story is told
for example: 1st person, third person, etc.
protagonist
the main character who sets the plot in motion
quotation
a statement which repeats the exact words that someone else has said or the practice of quoting from books, plays, etc.
revisions
corrections or improvements
symbolic imagery
involves picturing an abstract situation in order to symbolically represent a real-life situation
abstract
existing in thought such as an idea but not having a physical or concrete existence.
tendency
to have a habit of doing something in a certain way
transition
passing from one state or place to the next or a word or phrase that links different ideas.
upheaval
disturbance usually in protest
ballad
a type of poem that tells a story, much like a song
conflict
the problem (s) characters face in a story, a struggle between opposing forces in a story or play, usually resolved by the end of the work.
context
the clues around a word that help you to figure out the meaning of unfamiliar words
deities
gods or goddesses often used in reference to mythology
mythology
stories about gods and heroes that try to explain how the world works
couplet
to lines of poetry that rhyme and have the same meter
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