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10 terms

Aegerter 8th Language List One

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Academic Honesty
- being honest in all situations (handing in papers, writing tests without cheating, doing assignments)
- having a conscience and standards for oneself
Anti-semitism
hostility toward or discrimination against Jews
Citation
(law) the act of citing (as of spoken words or written passages or legal precedents etc.)
Climax
Most exciting moment of the story; turning point
Conflict
opposition in a work of drama or fiction between characters or forces (especially an opposition that motivates the development of the plot)
Metaphor
a figure of speech in which one thing is spoken of as though it were something else; states a comparison directly ("Fame is a bee")
Motivation
the reasons, justifications, explanations for a character's actions
Organization
an organized structure for arranging or classifying
Plagiarism
taking credit for someone else's writing or ideas
Point of View
the perspective from which a story is told