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Terms LAlab

terms for language arts lab

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Setting -the context and environment in which something is set; "the perfect setting for a ghost story"
Personifications A figure of speech where animals, ideas or inorganic objects are given human
1st Person Point of View pronouns and verbs used to refer to the speaker or writer of the language in which they occur Example==I am walking around the scary house..
Foreshadowing -Providing hints of things to come in a story or play. Example= I was foreshadowing over miss Bruce and what she does
Dynamic Character -a character that undergoes personal development and change, whether through a gradual process or a crisis.. Example= The tin man went to the shop and came back with new Armour
Allusion passing reference or indirect mention. Example= I went to the mall and looked at everyone
Theme a subject of discourse,discussion,meditation or composition. EXAMPLE:
Conflict a fight, battle, or struggle, esp. a prolonged struggle; strife. EXAMPLE:
Climax the highest or most intense point in the development irresolution of something. EXAMPLE:
Plot Story told; seq. of events
Characterization Development of a character
Metaphor Comparison without like or as
Simile a figure of speech that expresses EXAMPLE: Ryan looks like a forest!
Dramatic Irony situation is understood by the audience EXAMPLE:
Omniscient -all-knowing: infinitely wise EXAMPLE:GOD!
Static character a character that remains unchanged throughout a work EXAMPLE:
Style manner: how something is done or how it happens EXAMPLE:
Symbol something visible that by association or convention represents EXAMPLE:
Irony What is said is not what is meant Ex. If James told Donnie to jump off bridge means go away
Nemesis Rival to the opponent
Protagonist The good guy
Antagonist Bad guy
Syntax the grammatical arrangement of words in sentences
Modify make less severe or harsh or extreme
Adjective a word that expresses an attribute of something
Noun a content word that can be used to refer to a person, place, thing, quality, or action
Verb -the word class that serves as the predicate of a sentence
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