Honors English 10 final exam
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a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning, typically a moral or political one.
A reference to another work of literature, person, or event
The character opposing the main character
a line spoken by an actor to the audience but not intended for others on the stage
a comprehensive description and explanation of an idea or theory.
the series of conflicts or struggles that build a story toward a climax.
the turning point of the story
the part of a literary plot that occurs after the climax has been reached and the conflict has been resolved
End of the story where loose ends are tied up
When a writer tries to persuade the audience to respect and believe him or her based on a presentation of image of self through the text.
a scene in a movie, novel, etc., set in a time earlier than the main story.
A warning or indication of a future event
a line of verse with five metrical feet, each consisting of one short (or unstressed) syllable followed by one long (or stressed) syllable
the use of words to convey a meaning that is the opposite of its literal meaning
Irony that occurs when the meaning of the situation is understood by the audience but not by the characters in the play.
A figure of speech in which what is said is the opposite of what is meant
An outcome that turns out to be very different from what was expected
Repeated use of sounds, words, or ideas for effect and emphasis
A question asked merely for effect with no answer expected.
Phrases or sentences of a similar construction/meaning placed side by side, balancing each other
1st person point of view
The narrator is a character in the story. ( I, me, my, we, our )
3rd person point of view
narrator is NOT involved in the story; uses "he," "she," "they
3rd person omniscient point of view
A method of storytelling in which the narrator knows the thoughts and feelings of all of the characters in the story.
information, especially of a biased or misleading nature, used to promote or publicize a particular political cause or point of view.
tries to persuade the reader to do, think, or buy something because it is popular or everyone is doing it
An argument that commits the logical fallacy of assuming what it is attempting to prove.
When a writer appeals to readers' emotions to excite and involve them in the argument.
an attack on a person instead of an issue
When a writer raises an irrelevant issue to draw attention away from the real issue
A propaganda technique that makes an oversimplified statement about a group based on limited information (stereotyping)
a formal statement testifying to someone's character and qualifications.
Attitude a writer takes toward the audience, a subject, or a character
Feeling or atmosphere that a writer creates for the reader
the choices a writer makes; the combination of distinctive features of a literary work
an act of speaking one's thoughts aloud when by oneself or regardless of any hearers, especially by a character in a play.
A thing that represents or stands for something else, especially a material object representing something abstract.
Central idea of a work of literature
a protagonist with a fatal flaw which eventually leads to his demise
for emphasis, when naming important works ex: movies, books, aircrafts
when do you use italics
to make a piece of text clearer, to show that a certain part of a quote has been omitted
when to use brackets
Clues in surrounding text that help the reader determine the meaning of an unknown word
combining several pieces of information to make an inference
fact vs opinion
actual versus what one thinks
using clues to figure out the meaning of ideas that are not directly stated
The reason the author has for writing. ( Inform, persuade, express, & entertain)
The certain way an Author includes information persuades the reader or tells a story
in text citations
Crediting source within the paper.
your name, teacher name, course name, date
your last name, page number
any quote you take from anyone else, website, book, etc.
what requires citations
not citing work, and not placing quotation marks,
what constitutes plagiarism
represent a trailing off of thought, indicate hesitation, at the beginning of a quotation, middle, or end to show that you left out words
when to use ellipses