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Read. Mid-Term Voc 2

the overall mood or felling established in a piece of literature atmosphere
the writer of a literary work or document author
a person or an anial in a story, a play, or another literary work character
the arrangment of event in the order in which they occured chronological order
the point in a story that creates the greatest suspense or interest climax
all the emotions and associations that a word or phrase arouses connotation
the strict literal (or dictionary) definition of a word denotation
talk or conversation beween two or more characters dialogue
a short piece of nonfiction prose that examines a single subject essay
overstating something usually for the purpose of creating a comic effect exaggeration
a word or phrase that describes one thing iin terms of another and is not meant to be taken literally figure of speech
the use of clues or hints to sugeest event htat will occur later in the plot foreshadowing
a reasonable conclusion inference
a contrast beween expectation and reality irony
an imaginative comparison between two unlike things in which one thing is said to be another thing metaphor
the reasons a character behaves in a certain way motivation
a comparison beween two unlike things using a word such as "like" or "as" simile
any image, object, character, or place that stands for an idea beyond its literal meaning symbol
the attitude a writer takes toward his or her subject, characters, and audience tone
information about something nonfiction
a person's account of his or her own life or of part of it autobiography
an account of a person's life or of part of it, written or told by another person biography
the way a writer reveals the the personality of a character characterization
a conflict that takes place within a character's own mind internal conflict
a struggle with an outside force such as another character, society, or a natural force external conflict
aa way of speaking that is characteristic of a certain geographical area or a certain group of people dialect
a writer's or speaker's choice of words diction
a pros account which is invented and not a record of htings as they actually happen fiction
an interruption in the present action of a plot to shhow events that happeed at an earlier time flashback
words and phrases that describe something in a way that creates pictures, or images, that appeal to the reader's senses imagery
a figure of speech in which an object or animal is spoken of as if it had human feeling, thoughts, or attitudes personification
the sequence of events that take place in a story plot
a vantage point from which a story is told point of view
the time and place of a story, play, or narrative poem setting
the voice talking speaker
the way a writer uses language style
the main idea expressed in a literary work theme
an expression peculiar to a particular language that means something different from the literal meaning of the words idiom (what- vhat) (accent)
the uncertainty or anxiety that a reader or audience fells about what will happen next in a story, novel, or drama suspense
the emotional situation that a piece of literature tries to establish mood
Created by: Spartans pva



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