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English Final

TermDefinition
Unit3 Antagonist person who works against the antagonist
Unit 3 Character person/animal who figures in the action of a literary work
Unit 3 Conflict struggle between two forces
Unit 3 Dynamic Character changes throughout the story
Unit 3 Hyperbole an exaggeration made for rhetorical effect
Unit 3 Irony difference between appearance and reality
Unit 3 Irony of a situation when an event occurs that violates expectations of the characters/reader/ or audience
Unit 3 Major Character main character
Unit 3 Minor Character back up character behind the major character
Unit 3 Metaphor figure of speech in which one this is spoken/written about as if it were another
Unit 3 Moral a lesson, usually relating to the principles of right and wrong
Unit 3 Personification to make an inanimate object do human/animal things
Unit 3 Plot a series of events related to the central conflict/struggle
Unit 3 Point of View how a story is told
Unit 3 Protagonist main character
Unit 3 Simile figure of speech that makes a comparison, showing similarities between two different things
Unit 3 Static Character doesn't change throughout the story
Unit 3 Tall Tale a story with unbelievable elements, related as if it were true and factual
Unit 3 Tenor the word, phrase, or subject
Unit 3 Vehicle any general method by which an author, poet, or artist accomplishes her purpose
Unit 5 Aim his/her purpose of goal
Unit 5 Anecdote usually a short narrative of an interesting/amusing/ or biographical incident
Unit 5 Article brief work of nonfiction on a specific topic
Unit 5 Autobiographies story of a persons life, wrote by that person
Unit 5 Biographies story of a persons life, told by someone other than that person
Unit 5 Essay short piece of writing on specific topic
Unit 5 Internal conflict struggle that takes place inside the character
Unit 5 Narrator tells the story
Unit 5 Repetition
Unit 5 Satire essay that is humorous
Unit 5 Speech
Unit 5 Tone an attitude or mood
TKAM Climax The moment in a story at which the crisis reaches its point of greatest intensity
TKAM Denouement ties the loose ends of the story
TKAM Expositin introduces characters/setting
TKAM Falling action after the climax, before resolution
TKAM Flashback to go back and see what happens in the story
TKAM Foreshadowing hints leading to the future
TKAM Inciting incident after exposition before rising action
TKAM Premise a previous statement or proposition from which another is inferred or follows as a conclusion.
TKAM Resolution the solving of a problem
TKAM Rising Action a related series of incidents in a literary plot that build toward the point of greatest interest
TKAM Setting the place or time
TKAM Symbol a thing that represents or stands for something else
TKAM Theme the subject of a talk, a piece of writing, a person's thoughts, or an exhibition; a topic.
Unit 5 External Conflict struggle that takes place between a character and some outside force
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