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dialogue the words spoken between characters in literary writing
autobiography an acount of a person's life witten or told by that person
narrative writing that tells a fiction or nofiction story
chronoiogical order time order, when the order of events is told from first to last or last to first
first person point of view narrator takes place in the action and events of the story
first person pronouns I, me, my, we, our
flashback when a story goes back in time
foreshadowing hints or clues to let the reader know what will happen later
irony when the reader thought would happen, doesn't; a twist or fate
monologue when one character speaks either to the audience or to himself durning a play
mood the emotional feeling an author creates through his writing
dramatic irony when the reader knows more than the characters do
plot the action and events resulting in the climax and resolution of the conflict
problem the conflict to be resolved
prose written and spoken lauguage used by people
reflection to look back and laern from the past so that we can grow and change
setting the time and place of literature
theme the main idea of the story
verbal irony what the character says is not what it means
biography an account of a persons life written or told by another person
genre types of writing: fiction, non-fiction, drama, memoir
second person point of view when the narrator speaks directly to the reader
second person pronoun you
analyze to break something apart so you can understand the whole
cause/effect because one event happens, another event follows
compare/contrast similarities and differences
deduce take away everything you know something can't be, so your left with the right answer or solution
inference an educated guess;coming up with an answer when all the information isn't present
persuasive writing intended to have someone take side or act a certain way
summarize to tell the main points or ideas of a passage
support give examples, details, reasons
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