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Creating a Focus

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the center of interest or attention focus
supporting details that are included in written material to explain the main idea of each paragraph or written work content
a kind of text organization that arranges events in the order in which they happened time order
words that lead the reader from one idea to the next transitional words
the people in a story characters
the words spoken by the characters dialogue
where and when the story takes place setting
the events that happen in a story plot
the overalll point or meaning of the story theme
whether the story is told from the viewpoint of the author (third-person) or of one of the characters (first-person) point-of-view
a pattern of sounds in a poem or sentence rhythm
the use of words that start with the same sound alliteration
a comparison of two unlike things using like or as simile
a comparison of two unlike things without using like or as metaphor
describing an object as it were human or had human qualities personification
an exaggeration, usually for comic effect hyperbole
Created by: maryfay