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la review

LA review 4 sol

plot events in story
setting where/when story takes place
character who story is about
antagonist villan
protagonist hero/heroine
dynamic(round) character character who changes a lot
static(flat) character character who doesn't change
initiating event 1st event in story
rising action actions that lead to conflict
conflict main problem
internal conflict struggle that takes place in mind
external conflict struggle that takes place with someone/something else
complications little problems
climax exciting part of story
falling action tells how problem is solved
resolution end of story
point of view who is telling story
1st person is about narrator
3rd person limited knows 1 character only
3rd person omniscient all knowing
tone writer's attitude toward story
mood feeling reader gets
theme moral/life lesson
auhor's purpose why author writes story
sequence of events order in which things happen
inference guess based on clues
drama plays-scripted
peotry can be about anything
prose all other writings
generalization broad statement
valid generalization is accepted
faulty generalization is false
folk tales passed down over generations
fables brief stories; animals talk
tall tales NOT true
analogy shows things in common bet. words
appositive adds details
main idea topic sentence
plot structure way author develops conflict
independent clause IS a sentence
dependent clause IS NOT a sentence
grabber hooks readers
transitions show how ideas are connected
personification human characteristics to nonhuman things
alliteration repetition of beginning sounds
onomatopoeia words that make sound
simile comparison using like or as
metaphor comparison that doesn't use like or as
idiom expression that can't be interpreted literally
hyperbole VERY big exaggeration
cliches common idioms(expression that can't be interpreted literally)
figurative language oppo. of literal language
literal language exact; no exaggeration
imagery applies to readers senses
degrees of comparison positive, comarative, superlative
adjective describes noun
noun person, place, thing
dialogue conversation
symbolism use of symbols to represent emotions, ideas
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