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Unit 5: Compare/Contrast

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compare
Give an account of the similarities between two (or more) items or situations, referring to both (all) of them throughout.
contrast
Difference between things
research
The systematic study of materials and sources in order to establish facts and reach new conclusions.
summarize
give a brief statement of the main points of (something).
validity
measure how true or correct something is
theme
Central idea of a work of literature
tone
Attitude a writer takes toward the audience, a subject, or a character
mood
Feeling or atmosphere that a writer creates for the reader
narrator
the person who tells the story
speaker
A term used for the author, speaker, or the person whose perspective (real or imagined) is being advanced in a speech or piece of writing
perspective
one way of looking at things
point of view
the view from which a story is told
synopsis
brief summary
artifact
an object made by a human being, typically an item of cultural or historical interest.