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non-fiction english

non-fiction english final review

TermDefinition
biography someones life story told by someone else
autobiography someones life story told by themself
first hand history history told by someone that lived through the event
second hand history history told by someone who researched an event but didnt live through it
analogy comparison made to show similarities
allusion indirect reference to something
paradox contradictory but has truth to it
repetition repeating words or phrase
rhetorical questioning questioning not meant to be answered
parallel structure a balance of two or more similar words, phrases, or clauses
tone sound or quality of something
satire use of sarcasm
first person story told by the person involved in the event from their point of view using words like i, me, myself, and we.
third person omniscient knowing the thoughts of more than one character
third person limited thoughts from only one character
theme a message about life that is revealed through a literary work . stated as a sentence.
universal theme a message about life that can be understood by people of most cultures and across periods of years
age of reason
sinners in the hands of an angry god sermon by jonathan edwards in which he preached to his people about hell
speech to the virginia convention henrys give me life or give me death speech
nature book by emerson about transcendentism
civil disobedience essay by thoreau about your right to follow your conscience
narrative of the life of frederick douglass singing songs in field. he was an american slave himself
aint i a woman by truth. speech that questioned the rights of women
day of infamy speech by fdr. to congress on the day that japan attacked pearl harbor
hiroshima book by hersey. six storys about the atomic bomb dropping and their expierences with it
inaugural address by jfk about the foreign policy
black boy by wright. wasnt allowed to read which made him want to read more
edwards african american author and wrote poems
jfk inaugural address
hersey american jornalist
truth African-American abolitionist and women's rights activist
douglass an african american abolitionist and author
thoreau American author, poet, philosopher, abolitionist, naturalist
emerson American essayist, lecturer, and poet, who led the Transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th ...
henry American attorney, planter and politician who became known as an orator during the movement for independence
edwards an american preacher
great awakening A movement rooted in spiritual growth which brought national identity to Colonial America
transcendentalism beyond what we can see...existence of an ideal spiritual reality that transcends the empirical and scientific and is knowable through intuition
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