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Patterson Period 6

1st vocab words

Imagery Words and phrases that appeal to the readers' five senses.
Mood The atmosphere or feeling conveyed in a piece of literature.
Nonfiction Writing that tells about real people, places, and events.
Setting The time and place in a story; where was it, what did it look like etc.
Ancedote A short account of an interesting, amusing, or biographical event.
3rd Person Omniscient Point of View When the author writes the story as a narrator who knows the thoughts and feelings of all the characters. The author refers to all the characters as he, she, or it.
Similie The comparison of two things that have the same quality in common using the words like or as.
Metaphor A comparison of two things that have that same quality in common.
1st person Literature written as if the author is the main character.
2nd person Written as if the reader is the main character.
3rd person limited The author writes the story as if he only knows the thought, and emotions of the main character.
Personification The attribution of a personal nature or human characteristics to something nonhuman.
Rhyme Correspondence of sound between words or the endings of words, esp. when these are used at the ends of lines of poetry.
Rythm A strong, regular, repeated pattern of movement or sound.
Symbol A thing that represents or stands for something else, esp. a material object representing something abstract.
Theme The subject of a talk, a piece of writing, a person's thoughts, or an exhibition; a topic: "the theme of the sermon was reverence".
Tone The overall quality of a musical or vocal sound: "the piano tone is lacking in warmth".
Fact A thing that is indisputably the case.
Idiom A group of words established by usage as having a meaning not deducible from those of the individual words.
Subjective Based on or influenced by personal feelings, tastes, or opinions.
Opinion A view or judgment formed about something, not necessarily based on fact or knowledge.
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