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literature terms

George literary term1-9

Prose any published literature that is not poetry
simile compasring to objects using the words like or as
metaphor Using the to be verbs to compare two unlike things: She is a rock in bad situations.
Literature Published written material that is meaningful and worthwhile
myths short stories that have gods and goddesses, and heroes with super-human traits.
fables short stories that teach a life lesson
theme the main idea of a story
dialect a particular pattern of speech for a region of the country
tall tales stories with extreme exaggerstions
personifications when objects or animals are given human traits or actions.
Created by: pgeorge