Create an account
that which the author wants the reader to accept as true or reasonable
based on a number of examples from which a conclusion is drawn- specific to general
based on a general principle applied to a specific case- originated from inductive
The representation of ideas using something to stand for something else (ex. The author may use a rose as a symbol of beauty, or a snake as a symbol of evil)
To think or talk about the possible causes or effects of something without knowing all the facts or details.
Causing a lot of disagreement because lots of people have strong opinions about the subject.
A question that is asked only for effect or to make a statement, not to get an answer (ex. How much longer will we put up with this injustice?)
The hint or suggestion of things to come. (ex. Gray clouds at the beginning of a story may foreshadow a storm later.)
Arranging information in the order in which it occurred (ex. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, etc.)
A combination of two contradictory words (ex. Deafening silence, A definite possibility, pretty ugly)
The attitude or viewpoint that an author shows toward the subject (ex. Serious, sympathetic, optimistic, or angry)
Showing ideas or moral principles through symbolic characters, events or objects (ex. Aesop's fables)
Overstatement or exaggeration for the purpose of emphasis (ex. Her ears were so sharp she could hear dogs bark in the next county.)
Writing that uses humor, irony or wit to attack or make fun of something, such as people's faults
Giving human characteristics to objects, ideas, or animals (ex. The sun smiled down on them.)
text to text
a connection that you create between something you are reading and something that you have already read, such as a book, film, song, poem, etc.
text to world
a connection that you create between something you are reading and a world event, social issue, or something of historical significance
text to self
a connection that you create between something you are reading and a personal experience that shares something in common with the text
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