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8 terms

ELA Terms - 5

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First person point of view
A story told by a character using the Pronoun I or sometimes we.
Second person point of view
A story told as if telling someone else what they are doing
Omniscient Point of view
A third - person narrator functioning as an all-seeing, all-hearing, all-knowing speaker who reads the thoughts and feelings of any and all characters.
Limited omniscient point of view
A story told by a third-person narrator whose omniscience is limited, or restricted, to a single character.
refrain
A passage repeated at regular intervals, usually in a poem or song.
Setting
The time and place where the action in a literary work occurs
Simile
A device of figurative language that is a stated comparison between two unlike things using the words "like" or "as"
Stanza
A group of lines forming a unit in a poem or song, similar to a paragraph in prose.