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Reading vocab test

TermDefinition
Setting The time and place in which a story occurs
Dialogue A conversation between two or more charactes
Plot What happens in a story
Characterization The tools a writer uses to reveal a characters personally
Point of view The perspective from which a story is told
Limerick A five lined humorous poem,with an AABBA rhyme scheme
Genre Categories into which literature is divided
Memoir A written memory
Conflict The main problem or obstacle a character must face
Dialect A form of language spoken in a particular area or by a particular group of people
Theme The underlying lesson learned about life
Dystopia A society in which the living conditions are miserable
Utopia A place of ideal perfection especially in laws,government,and social conditions
Flashback And interruption in the present action to review events that took place at an earlier time
Science-fiction A genre of fiction which is set in the future and employs plausible technological advancements
Antagonist The character who opposes the protagonist and is responsible for the conflict in the story
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