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not plainly stated
the writer's position on an issue or problem
from a source
A statement put forth and supported by evidence
in favor of or against one thing, person, or group compared with another, usually in a way considered to be unfair.
A comparison without using like or as
A comparison using "like" or "as"
A word that imitates the sound it represents.
A common, often used expression that doesn't make sense if you take it literally.
Giving an nonliving object living qualities.
Central idea of a work of literature
The author's central thought; the chief topic of a text expressed or implied in a word or phrase; the topic sentence of a paragraph.
The topic of a text. What the text is about.
Sequence of events in a story
introduction to setting and characters
Events leading up to the climax
Most exciting moment of the story; turning point
the parts of a story after the climax and before the very end
End of the story where loose ends are tied up
the opposite opinion or idea