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Reading terms&def.

terms and Definitions

th erepetition of initial consonant sound in words in a sentence.examples: sweet smell of success, a dime a dozen, bigger and better, jump for joy. Alliteration.
principal character in opposition to the protagonist. sometimes not a perrson but an obstacle such as a force of nature, society or inner conflict. Antagonist
a word that is the opposite of another word. Abtonym
why did the auther write this selection Is the purpose to entertain, to inform, wor to persuade? skin the selection and attempt to determine the author's purpose before toy read this selection. Authors Purpose
the story of a person's life writen by the person Autobiography.
the of a persons life writen by another person. biography
cause statements stem for actions and events,and effects are what happen as ka result of the event or action. cause and effect
the method an author uses to communicate information about the characters to the reader. the methods include:(1)the characters appearance,(2) the characters actions, (3) the characters thoughts,and(4)the characters conversations. characteruzation
the moment when the action of the story comes to its highest point. this usually occurs at the end of a story just before the resolution. it is the part of the story where toy are pretty sure you know what is going to happen to the main character. climax
compare means to show similarities and contrast means to show differaces. compare and contrast
the end of the reading section. conclution
struggle between the opposing forces in literature. conflict
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