Definitions
Definitions
Definitions
Definitions
Definitions
100
comparison using like or as
simile
100
comparison NOT using like or as
metaphor
100
The same words are used over and over
repetition
100
gross exaggeration
hyperbole
100
the problem or argument of the story
conflict
200
giving human characteristics to non-human things
personification
200
hints or clues that tell reader what will happen next
foreshadowing
200
the beat and pacing of spoken words
rhythm
200
the way the author shows readers what characters are like: through words, actions, and description
characterization
200
this is the message/main idea of the story
theme
300
comparison...extended metaphor or simile
analogy
300
language that appeals to one or more of the five senses
sensory imagery
300
tangible things used to represent intangible things
symbolism
300
repetition of beginning sounds "She sells seashells by the shore"
alliteration
300
time/place/social atmosphere of story
setting
400
words that are spelled like they sound
onomatoepoeia
400
a reference to another book, TV show, song, etc.
allusion
400
the opposite of what you expect to happen occurs
irony
400
diction, word choice, language = these all refer to the _____ the author uses
words
400
This is the point of view that is PERSONAL and INFORMAL
1st
500
saying the opposite of what you mean; sarcasm
verbal irony
500
a common expression using figurative language
idiom
500
combining two opposite words to make a new word
oxymoron
500
the way the author feels is ________ the way the reader feels is ________
tone/mood
500
This point of view is OBJECTIVE, FORMAL, and IMPERSONAL
3rd person
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