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Anna's midterm 2

Anna ks reading midterm number1

people or animals who take place in a stories action. characters.
the writer describes the character. direct characterization
in the story ribbons where did the grandmother come from? Hong Kong
how would you describe the Mr. Buller's character in the story seventh grade? wise and helpful
what happens to loo wit while she is sleeping She hears the boot scrape,the creaking floor.
writer reveals characters through speech and action. indirect characterization
central message expresses in a story. theme
what is the theme of the story the bear boy To love your children.
occurring theme is a message about life that is expressed in different cultures and time periods. universal theme.
who does Rikki tikki tave feel after he kills krait. proud.
sequence of events in a short story that is usually divided into five parts. plot
how does victor try to impress Teresa in on the first day of french class. he pretends he is really good at french
who is the main character in the treasures of lemon brown? Greg
introduces the setting time and place of the story the characters and situation exposition
introduces the conflict or problem rising action
the turning point of the story climax
part of the story when the conflict lessens falling action
stories conclusion resolution
tools writers often use to enhance their writing literary devices
form of a language spoken by people in a particular region or group dialect
placement of a scene within a story that interrupts sequence of events to reveal past occurrences flashback
use of clues early in a story to hint at events that are going to occur foreshadowing
reasons that explain why characters act as they do. motivation
general name given to literally techniques that involve surprising or amusing contradictions irony
poems are usually divided into lines and then grouped into stanzas.
Writing or speech not meant to be taken literally. Fiurative language.
Describe one thing as if it were something else. Metaphor.
Gives human qualities to something that is not human. Personification.
Uses like or as to compare two apparentlyunlike things. Similes.
Is anything that represents something else. Symbol.
Is the repetition of consonant sounds in the beginning of words. Alliteration.
Is the repetition of vowel sounds followed by different consonantsin stressed syllables. Assonance.
Is the repetition of similar consonant sounds at the end of accented syllables . Consonance.
Is the use of words that imitate sounds. Onomatopoeia
Is the repetition of sounds at the ends of words. Rhyme
Is the rhythmical pattern in a poem. Meter.
Tells a story in verse.often have elements similar to those in short stories. Narrative
Is a three line japanese verse form.the first and third lines each have five syllables and the second line has seven. Haiku
Poetry is defined by its lack of strict structure.it has no regular meter,rhyme,fixed line length,or specific stanza pattern Free verse.
Poetry expresses the thoughts and feelings of a single speaker,often in highly musical verse. Lyric.
Are songlike poems that tell a story,often dealing with adventure and romance. Ballads.
Poems are shaped to look like their subjects. Concrete
Are humorous,rhyming,five line poems with a specific rhythm pattern and rhyme scheme. Limericks.
Are pairs of rhyming lines,usually of the same meter and length. Rhyming couplets.
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