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The author wants you to visualize or experience a person, place, or thing.

Author's Purpose to describe

100

The author wants to amuse you or for you to enjoy the writing.

The author's purpose-to entertain.

100

The author wants to convince you to believe their point of view, buy something, or do something!

Author's purpose-to persuade

100

The author wants to educate you with facts.

Author's purpose-to inform

100

The author wants to tell you how to do something or how something works.

Author's purpose-to explain

200

The author's position, perspective, or opinion on a subject; how the author feels about a topic.

Author's Point of View

200

The main idea can either be _______ or ________.

stated implied

200

What does the word imply mean?

To suggest, you must use the details to figure out the meaning. It is not written out like a stated idea.

200

If an author tries to convince you to accept their claim or change your mind what type of purpose does that author have?

to persuade

200

Refers to what type of narrator tells the story. 

Point of view

300

The author's attitude or tone of the subject is shown through _____________, ___________, and structure of the writing.

Word Choice & Details

300

What are the 3 main purposes for informational writing?

to explain

to describe

to persuade

300

If you see a procedural text what is the author's purpose?

to explain

300

Name 3 words that are used for persuasive language

urge

recommend

must 

best 

worst

300

What type of rhetorical device uses exaggeration?

Hyperbole

400

Not a character in the story. Uses 3rd person pronouns He/She. Refers to characters in the story. Can be limited or omniscient.

third person narrator

400

A character in the story. Knows only his or her thoughts/feelings but can describe what other characters say & do. Pronouns I, me, my, we, us to describe his/her own personal experiences.

first person narrator

400

Knows everything that happens in the story, including all character thoughts/feelings.

third person omniscient narrator

400

Tells the story from one character's point of view and only know that character's thoughts/feelings.

Third person limited narrator

400

What form of verbal irony means "ripping flesh?"

Sarcasm

500

List three of the styles of writing.

Descriptive

Narrative

Expository

Persuasive

Instructive

Combo of the listed

500

What are some ways that authors may use to suggest their point of view? Give at least 3

state it directly

language

detail

tone

rhetorical devices-alliteration, hyperbole, repetetion, figures of speech, loaded language, 

structure

details, examples, word choice

500

This occurs when the literal meaning of what someone says is different from & often opposite to what they actually mean.

Verbal irony

500

A statement that is purposely made with restraint. 

understatement

500

This is a plot device that is used when the readers/audience know something that the character doesn't. 

Example: Horror films- the audience screams, "Don't go in there!!!"

Dramatic Irony

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