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9th English Final 11-20

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Irony
occurs when there is a contrast between what is expected and what actually happens
point of view
To tell a story from the _______ of one character, an author uses the first-person pronoun "I" to write the story
tone
author's choice of words and attitude toward subject
main idea
a nonfiction text is the writer's most important point
paraphrasing
restating a passage in your own words
evidence
To support a point, nonfiction writers often use
theme
the main idea or underlying meaning the author presents to the reader
symbol
a person, an animal, or an object that has meaning and stands for something beyond itself
metaphor
the comparison of two unlike things to suggest things which they have in common
simile
a comparison of two unlike things using like or as