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common core vocabulary

An account of a person's life told by that person autobiography
An account of a person's life told by another person biography
when the reader knows more than the characters do dramatic irony
sarcasm: what the speaker says is not what he means verbal irony
twist of fate; what the reader thought would happen doesn't irony
spoken words between characters dialogue
when a character speaks to himself or the audience during a play monologue
When the narrator takes part in the action and events of the story 1st person point of view
writing that tells a fiction or nonfiction story narrative
time order; first to last, last to first chronological order
I, me, my ,we, our 1st person pronouns
when a story goes back in time flashback
hints or clues to let the reader know what will happen later foreshadowing
the emotional feeling an author creates through writing mood
the action and events resulting in the climax and resolution of the conflict plot
the conflict to be resolved problem
written and spoken language prose
to look back and learn from the past so that we can grow and change reflection
the time and place of the piece of literature setting
the main idea of the story theme
types of writing: fiction, non-fiction, poetry, drama, memoir genre
Created by: rneal
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