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Grahamwood eLab


Theme The central message, underlying message or universal message of a text or picture.
Monologue A speech by one person. It is when only one person is speaking.
Dialogue A conversation between two or more people.
Narrator A person who tells a story, especially a character who recounts the events of a novel or is the speaker in a poem.
Line In poetry, it is a group of words on the same row. It is to poetry as a sentence is to a paragraph.
Stanza In poetry it is a division of four or more lines having a fixed length, meter, or rhyming scheme. Also known as a verse.
Dialect A particular form of a language which is peculiar to a specific region or social group. For example, 'I’se been a-climbin’ on, And reachin’ landin’s, And turnin’ corners, And sometimes goin’ in the dark Where there ain’t been no light."
Theme in Mother to Son Never give up even when life is hard.
Theme in Mother to Son Life will have struggles, but continue to persevere.
Theme in Mother to Son Encourage people who are feeling down.
persistence   Refusing to give up or let go; Persevering; Continue
perseverance    Steady persistence; never give up; to continue a course of action, a belief, or a purpose; steadfastness.
Simile A figure of speech that makes a comparison using the words “like” or “as.” Our soldiers are as brave as lions. Her cheeks are red like a rose.
Metaphor  A figure of speech that makes a comparison between two things that are unrelated
Repetition A literary device that repeats the same words or phrases a few times to make an idea clearer and more memorable.
Consonance-Repetition A sound device. For example the “n” sound: “climbin” “reachin” “landin” “turnin” “goin”
Exemplify To give an example or to illustrate by giving an example.
Created by: LaFlora