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MAP Reading Vocabulary RIT 231-240

Common Core Reading terms aligned with MAP RIT band 231-240
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archetype
A term used to describe universal symbols that cause deep responses in a reader.
omniscient
3rd person point of view where everything is revealed to the reader, such as character thoughts and feelings.
oxymoron
A phrase composed of opposites; a contradiction.
paradox
a contradiction or dilemma
pathetic fallacy
Assigning human feelings to nature. Ex. A cold, lonesome wind. Strong powerful mountain.
standard English
Form of English generally considered acceptable at school, as reflected in textbooks and grammar instruction.
stereotype
A belief that all members of specific groups share similar traits and are prone to behave identically
symbolize
(see symbol); something that stands for something else
syntax
Rules for forming sentences in a particular language.