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63 terms
Reading LITERARY TERMS
MAIN IDEA
SUMMARY
THEME
GENRE
WHAT A PIECE OF WRITING IS MOSTLY ABOUT
GIVES THE MAIN IDEA AND IMPORTANT DETAILS OF A PASSAGE
A MORE GENERALLY STATED TOPIC concerning a passage main ideas
A CLASSIFICATION OF LITERATURE SUCH AS FICTION DRAMA POETRY,…
MAIN IDEA
WHAT A PIECE OF WRITING IS MOSTLY ABOUT
SUMMARY
GIVES THE MAIN IDEA AND IMPORTANT DETAILS OF A PASSAGE
16 terms
Reading - Literary Terms
The feeling a reader gets when reading
The ending in a story
Where and when the story takes place
Problem in a story
Mood
Resolution
Setting
Conflict
The feeling a reader gets when reading
Mood
The ending in a story
Resolution
30 terms
Literary Terms for Reading 8EP
T... A... G
2 of the Subcategories of Genre
fiction (types of) ... [not on handout]
nonfiction (types of)... [not on handout]
Title (use proper punctuation)... Author (know this)... Genre (kind…
—Fiction—made up... —Non-Fiction—true, real, factual (history)…
—fantasy, mythology, historical fiction... —historical fiction…
—biography, journal, informational books... —autobiography... —bio…
T... A... G
Title (use proper punctuation)... Author (know this)... Genre (kind…
2 of the Subcategories of Genre
—Fiction—made up... —Non-Fiction—true, real, factual (history)…
20 terms
Reading Literary Terms
Main Idea
Summary
Theme
Genre
what a piece of writing is mostly about
gives the main idea and important details of a passage
a more generally stated topic concerning a passage's main ideas
a classification of literature, such as fiction, drama, poetr…
Main Idea
what a piece of writing is mostly about
Summary
gives the main idea and important details of a passage
63 terms
Reading Literary Terms
Main Idea
Summary
Theme
Genre
what a piece of writing is mostly about
gives the main idea and important details of a passage
a more generally stated topic concerning a passage's main ideas
a classification of literature,such as fiction,drama,poetry,e…
Main Idea
what a piece of writing is mostly about
Summary
gives the main idea and important details of a passage
Literary Reading Terms
setting
plot
character
compare
Where and when the story takes place
The events that take place at the beginning, middle, and end…
People or animals in a story
To tell how things are alike
setting
Where and when the story takes place
plot
The events that take place at the beginning, middle, and end…
40 terms
Literary Terms & Reading Skills
autobiography
setting
theme
fiction
non-fiction writing in which a writer tells his OWN life story
the time and place in which a story occurs
the "message" or "point" the author wants you to get after yo…
a narrative story that is about imaginary characters and events
autobiography
non-fiction writing in which a writer tells his OWN life story
setting
the time and place in which a story occurs
9 terms
Reading Literary Terms
setting
awesome
protagonist
antagonist
The time and location in which a story takes place.
adj. Causing feelings of awe.
A main character in a story who has a problem to solve or a g…
A person or force that opposes the protagonist
setting
The time and location in which a story takes place.
awesome
adj. Causing feelings of awe.
25 terms
Literary Terms - Reading 8
short story
characterization
setting
mood
a brief work of fiction intended to be read in a single setting
used by an author to help you get to know a character - how a…
time and place of a story's action
the story's atmosphere
short story
a brief work of fiction intended to be read in a single setting
characterization
used by an author to help you get to know a character - how a…
39 terms
reading literary terms trimester
setting
theme
climax
fiction
where something is set
a general statement about life that is the main message of a…
the point of highest interest or suspense in a narrative
made up not real
setting
where something is set
theme
a general statement about life that is the main message of a…
18 terms
Reading workshop literary terms
Theme
Conflict
plot
setting
The main idea or message of the story that the author wants t…
Major struggle between characters or between opposing forces:…
a sequence related events that make up a story
time and place in which the action of the story takes place
Theme
The main idea or message of the story that the author wants t…
Conflict
Major struggle between characters or between opposing forces:…
46 terms
Literary, Reading, and Informational Terms
anecdote
argument
alliteration
antagonist
a brief account of an interesting incident or event, usually…
a position supported by evidence; an argument is used to pers…
the repetition of consonant sounds a the beginning of words
a force working against the protagonist (main character)
anecdote
a brief account of an interesting incident or event, usually…
argument
a position supported by evidence; an argument is used to pers…
63 terms
Literary Terms for Reading Exam
allusion
author's purpose
autobiography
biography
reference to a well known event, person, place, literary work…
the reason the author wrote something or playwright; (ex. to…
writer's own life, writing about themselves
nonfiction; the writer tells the story of another person
allusion
reference to a well known event, person, place, literary work…
author's purpose
the reason the author wrote something or playwright; (ex. to…
23 terms
Reading Assessment Literary Terms
setting
point of view
conflict
characterization
The context in time and place in which the action of a story…
The perspective from which a story is told
A struggle between opposing forces
Actions, dialogue, and narrative description that reveal a se…
setting
The context in time and place in which the action of a story…
point of view
The perspective from which a story is told
26 terms
Reading Literary Terms
Characters
Antagonist
Protagonist
Setting
People in a story
a character who causes conflict
usually the main character-the good or "heroic" type/may show…
when and where the story takes place
Characters
People in a story
Antagonist
a character who causes conflict
48 terms
Reading Literary Terms
Allusion
Antagonist
Characterization
Dynamic Character
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
The person whom the author makes us hate.
Where they take a character from real life and turn them into…
A character who changes throughout the story.
Allusion
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
Antagonist
The person whom the author makes us hate.
9 terms
Literary Terms (Reading)
Dialogue
Episode
Motivation
Suspense
the conversation between characters in a text, used to advanc…
a short section in a literary or dramatic work
the goals of a character; what character wants
a state of excitement or tension in a story that makes the re…
Dialogue
the conversation between characters in a text, used to advanc…
Episode
a short section in a literary or dramatic work
63 terms
Reading LITERARY TERMS
MAIN IDEA
SUMMARY
THEME
GENRE
WHAT A PIECE OF WRITING IS MOSTLY ABOUT
GIVES THE MAIN IDEA AND IMPORTANT DETAILS OF A PASSAGE
A MORE GENERALLY STATED TOPIC concerning a passage main ideas
A CLASSIFICATION OF LITERATURE SUCH AS FICTION DRAMA POETRYETC
MAIN IDEA
WHAT A PIECE OF WRITING IS MOSTLY ABOUT
SUMMARY
GIVES THE MAIN IDEA AND IMPORTANT DETAILS OF A PASSAGE
63 terms
Reading Literary Terms
Main Idea
Summary
Theme
Genre
what a piece of wring is mostly about
gives the main idea and important details of passage
a more generally started topic concerning a passage's main idea
a classification of literature,such as fiction,drama,poetry,etc
Main Idea
what a piece of wring is mostly about
Summary
gives the main idea and important details of passage
16 terms
Reading Literary Terms
Flashback
Foreshadow
Drawing Conclusions
Inference
when an author in a story takes the reader back to a place in…
hints or clues in the story that give evidence of events to o…
giving valid evidences to support conclusion drawn from readi…
taking information from the text, from your own background kn…
Flashback
when an author in a story takes the reader back to a place in…
Foreshadow
hints or clues in the story that give evidence of events to o…
Reading literary terms
main idea
summary
theme
genre
what a piece of writing is mostly about
gives the main idea and important details of a passage
a more generally stated topic concerning a passage's main ideas
a classification of literature, such as fiction , drama poetr…
main idea
what a piece of writing is mostly about
summary
gives the main idea and important details of a passage
17 terms
Reading Literary Terms
character
plot
rising action
suspence
person, animal , or object in a story, play , or any literary…
man vs. man , man vs. self , man vs. nature, man vs. supernat…
events leading to climax, complications and character attempt…
uncertanity or anxiety that a reader feels about what will ha…
character
person, animal , or object in a story, play , or any literary…
plot
man vs. man , man vs. self , man vs. nature, man vs. supernat…
63 terms
Reading Literary Terms
Main Idea
Summary
Theme
Genre
what a piece of writing is mostly about.
gives the main idea and important details of a passage.
a more generally stated topic concerning a passage's main idea.
a classification of literature, such as fiction, drama, poetr…
Main Idea
what a piece of writing is mostly about.
Summary
gives the main idea and important details of a passage.
63 terms
Reading Literary Terms
Main Idea
Summary
Theme
Genre
what a piece of writing is mostly about
gives the main idea and important details of a passage
a more generally stated topic concerning a passages main idea
a classification of literature,such as fiction,drama,poetry a…
Main Idea
what a piece of writing is mostly about
Summary
gives the main idea and important details of a passage
Reading literary terms
Main Idea
Summary
Theme
Genre
What a piece of writing is mostly about
Gives the main idea and important details of a passage
A more generally stated topic concerning a passage's main ideas
A classification of literature such as fiction drama poetry e…
Main Idea
What a piece of writing is mostly about
Summary
Gives the main idea and important details of a passage
39 terms
Reading Literary Terms
details
climax
complications
resolution
descriptions of how people live, what they eat, how they dres…
most exciting part of the story
additional problems that arise during the story's events
part of the story where events are wrapped up
details
descriptions of how people live, what they eat, how they dres…
climax
most exciting part of the story
63 terms
Reading Literary Terms
Main Idea
Summary
Theme
Genre
what a piece of writing mostly about
gives the main idea and important details of a passage
a more generally stated topic concerning a passages main ideas
a classification of literature ,such as fiction, drama ,poetr…
Main Idea
what a piece of writing mostly about
Summary
gives the main idea and important details of a passage
15 terms
reading literary terms
suspense
interior monologue
setting
point of view
a feeling of uncertainty about the outcome of events
when a character is having a conversation with himself
the time and place of the action
perspective or vantage point
suspense
a feeling of uncertainty about the outcome of events
interior monologue
when a character is having a conversation with himself
63 terms
Reading Literary Terms
Main Idea
Summary
Theme
Genre
what a piece of writing is mostly about
gives the main idea and important
a more generally stated topic concerning a passage's main ideas
a classification of literature that tells a made-up story
Main Idea
what a piece of writing is mostly about
Summary
gives the main idea and important
25 terms
Literary Terms - Reading 8
short story
characterization
setting
mood
a brief work of fiction intended to be read in a single setting
used by an author to help you get to know a character - how a…
time and place of a story's action
the story's atmosphere
short story
a brief work of fiction intended to be read in a single setting
characterization
used by an author to help you get to know a character - how a…
42 terms
Strategic Reading Literary Terms
Setting
Character
Protagonist
Antagonist
The time and place in which the events of a story take place.
A person or animal who takes part in the action of a story, p…
The central character about whom the reader is most concerned.
The character in conflict with the main character
Setting
The time and place in which the events of a story take place.
Character
A person or animal who takes part in the action of a story, p…
45 terms
Reading SOL Literary Terms
alliteration
reference materials
characterization
climax
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words…
books or Web sites that contain particular kinds of informati…
the act of creating and developing a character
the high point of interest or suspense in a literary work; th…
alliteration
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words…
reference materials
books or Web sites that contain particular kinds of informati…
12 terms
Reading Literature - literary terms
PLOT
THEME
DIALOGUE can show us this
The NARRATOR
the events in a story
the big questions or issues the main character(s) must deal w…
the main character's personality, feelings, emotions and what…
the storyteller's "voice" in a literary text
PLOT
the events in a story
THEME
the big questions or issues the main character(s) must deal w…
16 terms
Reading - Literary Terms
The feeling a reader gets when reading
The ending in a story
Where and when the story takes place
Problem in a story
Mood
Resolution
Setting
Conflict
The feeling a reader gets when reading
Mood
The ending in a story
Resolution
15 terms
Literary Terms and Close Reading
Man vs Man
Man vs Self
Man vs Nature
Man vs Society
a conflict between 2 characters
a conflict inside the character's head usually involves a cha…
a conflict between a character and a "force of nature" ... Natur…
a conflict when a person believes in something regarding an i…
Man vs Man
a conflict between 2 characters
Man vs Self
a conflict inside the character's head usually involves a cha…
18 terms
Reading workshop literary terms
Theme
Conflict
plot
setting
The main idea or message of the story that the author wants t…
Major struggle between characters or between opposing forces:…
a sequence related events that make up a story
time and place in which the action of the story takes place
Theme
The main idea or message of the story that the author wants t…
Conflict
Major struggle between characters or between opposing forces:…
44 terms
Literary and Reading Terms
Alliteration
Allusion
Antagonist
Author's purpose
repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words.
a reference in a story to something else, such as the Bible o…
the character or obstacle that opposes the protagonist.
Example: to entertain, to inform, to persuade...
Alliteration
repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words.
Allusion
a reference in a story to something else, such as the Bible o…
15 terms
EOG reading and literary terms
predict
connect
question
clarify
to guess the future
to bring something together
to ask
to make a statement or soultion
predict
to guess the future
connect
to bring something together
30 terms
Reading SOL Literary Terms
Onomatopoeia
Personification
Idiom
Onomatopoeia
The water bubbled up from the sink.
The perfumed flowers are my sisters.
Let's hit the hay.
Wish
Onomatopoeia
The water bubbled up from the sink.
Personification
The perfumed flowers are my sisters.
35 terms
EOG reading and literary terms
predict
connect
question
clarify
to declare or tell in advance
to join, link, or fasten together
it's when u ask someone something
to become clear, pure, or intelligible
predict
to declare or tell in advance
connect
to join, link, or fasten together
13 terms
EOC Reading: Literary Terms: Literary Elements
Archetype
Protagonist
Antagonist
Narrator
A perfect example of a group or type, in this case a type of…
Main character in a work of fiction; the character attempting…
Also a main character in a work of fiction; this character is…
The voice telling the story
Archetype
A perfect example of a group or type, in this case a type of…
Protagonist
Main character in a work of fiction; the character attempting…
21 terms
Reading Strategies and Literary Terms
Setting & characters are introduced. T…
Problem is introduced. Things start to…
The turning point in the story.
Takes place after the climax. Events l…
Exposition
Rising Action
Climax
Falling Action
Setting & characters are introduced. T…
Exposition
Problem is introduced. Things start to…
Rising Action
21 terms
Reading Strategies and Literary Terms
Setting & characters are introduced. T…
Problem is introduced. Things start to…
The turning point in the story.
Takes place after the climax. Events l…
Exposition
Rising Action
Climax
Falling Action
Setting & characters are introduced. T…
Exposition
Problem is introduced. Things start to…
Rising Action
40 terms
Close Reading Literary Terms
Alliteration
Allusion
Characterization
Figurative Language
The repetition of initial consonant sounds used especially in…
A reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary wo…
Techniques a writer uses to create and develop a character by…
Language that has meaning beyond the literal meaning; also kn…
Alliteration
The repetition of initial consonant sounds used especially in…
Allusion
A reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary wo…
20 terms
Literary and Reading Terms
Horror Fiction
Humor
Hyperbole
Idiom
is a genre of literature, which is intended to, or has the ca…
a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has…
extravagant exaggeration
an expression whose meanings cannot be inferred from the mean…
Horror Fiction
is a genre of literature, which is intended to, or has the ca…
Humor
a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has…
9 terms
Reading literary terms
Plot
Suspense
Exposition
Rising action
Series of events in a story
Growing tension and excitement for the reader
First stage of plot introducing characters & setting
The building of suspense or second stage of plot
Plot
Series of events in a story
Suspense
Growing tension and excitement for the reader
12 terms
Literary terms reading
Historical fiction
Meter
Stanza
Rhyme scheme
A story that blends historical facts with fictional character…
A repeating pattern of stressed and Un stressed syllables fou…
A group of us versus or lines
A pattern of rhyming lines in a poem and is shown by giving a…
Historical fiction
A story that blends historical facts with fictional character…
Meter
A repeating pattern of stressed and Un stressed syllables fou…
38 terms
reading final literary terms
Allusion
characterization
Dynamic character
static character
reference to a historical event, place, person or object
creation of a character with words, appearance, reactions to…
character that changes
characters that don't change
Allusion
reference to a historical event, place, person or object
characterization
creation of a character with words, appearance, reactions to…
18 terms
Reading - Literary Terms
setting
plot
characters
conflict
the time and place of the story
the main events in a story
person or animal who takes part in the action of the story
the struggle between opposing forces (the problem)
setting
the time and place of the story
plot
the main events in a story
12 terms
2015 1022 Reading Literary Terms
Simile
Hyperbole
Alliteration
Allusion
Comparing two things using like or as.
Exaggeration for an effect.
Repetition of beginning consonant sounds.
Reference to a well-known person, place, or event.
Simile
Comparing two things using like or as.
Hyperbole
Exaggeration for an effect.
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