Figurative Language
Vocab
Fiction/Epic Heroes
Writing
100

Comparing something using "is"

Metaphor

100

the use of hints and clues to suggest what will happen later in a plot

Forshadowing

100

Name one thing about an epic hero that makes him/her different?

Powers, important person in society, reflects values, leader, courageous, etc.

100

Formal or Colloquial Writing when writing responses?

Formal

200

Why would someone use personification on an object?

To make audiences connect with it/have a new understanding for it

200

Similar structure pairs or series of related words, phrases, or clauses

Parallelism 

200

The process by which a writer reveals things about a character

Characterization

200

M.E.A.L. stands for this.

Main Idea

Evidence

Analysis

Link Back

300

What is a symbol and give me an example from Of Mice and Men

A symbol is an object that represents something else: red, the dog, mice, Curely's wife, the dream ranch, rabbits, etc

300

Difference between Archetypes and The Canon?

Canon = important lists of books

Archetypes = types of symbols and characters that come from the canon and are known in culture

300

What two types of characterization are there?

Indirect and Direct

300

Cite this quote correctly (there are two things wrong):

There are many times the monster is horrible. "He had huge teeth and big red eyes." In line 1546 this quote shows...

For example, "He had huge teeth and big red eyes" (1546).

400

Tell me what a theme is and provide and tell me why this example is wrong:

Theme: Love

A theme is an overall message from the author. It cannot just be a word.

400

Difference between Logos, Ethos and Pathos

Logic, Ethics of speaker, Emotion

400

Why is learning about characters important to you, the reader (I need two reasons)

Understanding of author's ideas

Understanding of story and plot

Symbols within characters

Relationships and values

400

Give me two examples for an introductory phrase.

For example,

For instance,

The character can be described as

The scene can be seen as

500

Difference between Mood and Tone

Mood = audience feelings

Tone = author's attitude

500

What is the difference between Myth, Parable, and Allegory?

Myth = Story told with no connection to facts

Parable = teaches a moral

Allegory = literal things have figurative meanings

500

Explain what main 5 parts happen in a plot/Hero's Journey

Exposition, Rising Action, Climax, Falling Action, Resolution 

500

How do you analyze correctly after giving a quote.

Explain significance, and explain how it proves your thesis.

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