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Vocab 2nd six weeks

Point of View Perspective in which a story is told
Plot Main Events
Inference the act or process of reaching a conclusion about something from known facts or evidence. IS ___
Foreshadowing clues or hints about future events to happen
Protagonist main character
Antagonist character who opposes main character
Tone author's feelings
Mood is the overall feeling for the audience an author creates
Setting The given time and place of a story
Imagery the use of language appealing to one or more of the five senses
Suspense a state or feeling of excited or anxious uncertainty about what may happen.
Colonization is the act of setting up a colony away from one's place of origin
Mercantilism Mother Country sought to control trade, create favorable balance of trade, and build up supplies of gold and silver bullion
Stanza An arrangement of a certain number of lines, usually four or more, sometimes having a fixed length, meter, or rhyme scheme, forming a division of a poem
Haiku 3 line poem with seventeen syllables, written in 5/7/7 syllable count. Often focusing on images from nature
Graphic Elements Capital Letters, Line Length, Word Position the use of varying lengths in lines of poetry to help create or enhance meaning IS?
Poetic techniques Onomatopoeia, alliteration, assonance, rhyming, simile and metaphor
Rhyme Repetition of similar sounds (or the same sound) in two or more words, most often in the final syllables of line in poems
Hyperbole Exaggerated Statement
Grievance a real or imagined wrong or other cause for complaint or protest
Sovereignty the authority of a state to govern itself or another state
Physical Property a property (as color, hardness, boiling point) of matter not involving in its manifestation a chemical change
Chemical Property a property or characteristic of a substance that is observed during a reaction in which the chemical composition or identity of the substance is changed
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