Vocabulary Root Words Prefixes/Suffixes Literary Terms Literary Terms 2

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What is "was angry?"
The synonym of : She was simmering inside when she saw the broken glass.

100

What is " to move or travel".
The root "migr" means this.

100

What is to, toward?
The prefix as- means this.

100

What is third-person.
The story told by a non-character in the story and have either a limited or omniscient view is called this.

100

What is an antonym and a synonym.
When a word means the opposite of another word it is called this; and when a word means the same as another word it is called this.

200

What is "done in a careful way."
The porcupine sniffed 'delicately' standing in her hind feet and running her forepaws over the well-worn axe-handle. In the sentence above the meaning of the word delicately cand be described with this phrase.

200

What is "dorm."
The root "dorm" means sleep.

200

What is before, in front of?
The prefix pre- means this.

200

What is conflict?
This word is the problem that occurs in a story, usually between characters or within one character.

200

What is a metaphor?
When you compare two unlike things without using like or as it is called this.

300

What is divided or cut?
With a soft grunt of satisfaction she began to nibble on the wood that so many human hands had gripped. By the time dawn's approach faded the inky sky to pearl gray, the ax handle had been neatly severed in half. This word is a synonym to 'severed.'

300

What is perform?
The root "funct" means this word.

300

What is not.
The prefix un- and im- both mean this.

300

What is mood and irony?
The atmosphere of a story; and/or how does the story make the reader or character think can be called by this word. And when their is a discrepancy between what the author said and what is meant is called this.

300

What is why did the author write the story, what does the author want you to think or do?
"Purpose" can be defined the following way.

400

What is 'recalled something' or 'remembered something"
Lincoln smoothed his hair back from his brows a moment, in deep thought; then his face lighted up. The author uses the phrase 'his face lighted up' to show that Lincoln did this.

400

What is speak?
The root "dict" means this.

400

What is back or again.
The prefix re- means this.

400

What is characterization?
When a character's personality is shown through the use of action, dialogue, thought or commentary it is called this.

400

What is the theme is the general idea of the story that can be applied to other stories, it is a universal idea; whereas, the main idea is the main points specific to the story.
The theme and main idea are not the same because of these distinctions.

500

What is that the dunes are taller than other objects in the area.
The dunes attract many lightening strikes with their 'high profile'. In this sentence the author means this when she describes the dunes as having a high profile.

500

What is companion or join.
The root "soci" means this.

500

What is apart, opposite of?
The prefix dis- means this.

500

What are symbol and imagery?
When one object stands for something else it is called this word, and when a collection of images that create atmosphere, mood and tension it is called this word.

500

What is personification.
When an author gives life-like qualities to an inanimate object it is called this.

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