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L16: Study Guide

The School Story

LIT CRIT: Genre- What type of story is this? Is it fiction or nonfiction? Realistic Fiction- story that has characters and events that are like people and events in real life, but did not happen.
LIT CRIT: Characteristics of Story's Genre-What evidence proves the genre? Mrs. Clayton is proud of her student; Kids do write books; Zoe helps her friend; Natalies is nervous about her mom finding out she's Cassandra Day
LIT CRIT: Figurative Language-pg. 411 idiom "publicity people must stink"-people aren't good at their job
LIT CRIT: Figurative Language- pg. 419 idiom "an alarm went off in Natalie's head"- Natalie's instinct tells her something is wrong
LIT CRIT: Figurative Language-pg. 419 simile "headed straight toward Hannah Nelson like a locomotive"- she's determined to get to Hannah Nelson before Natalie backs out
LIT CRIT: Figurative Language- pg. 411 idiom "Mrs. Clayton felt choked up"- Mrs. Clayton felt proud of Natalie and got emotional
LIT CRIT: Author's Purpose- Is the purpose to persuade, inform, or entertain? To entertain with an interesting, emotional story about family relationships.
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