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7th grade - LA

EOG Study Guide

A book which tells what a word means, how it is spelled, part of speech, and origin Dictionary
A dictionary of just synanyms and antonyms Thesaurus
At the front of a book which says what the book contains Table of Contents
A mini dictionary, which tells just the definition, at the back of the book Glossary
List of words and page numbers at the back of the book Index
A book that shows maps Atlas
A book of facts Almanac
At the library, where you find a card of either the subject, author, or title and where to find the book Card Catalog
The reason the author wrote something Author's purpose
Written to tell you something Inform
Written so you read it for fun Entertain
It is written to try to get the reader to change opinion on a certain subject Persuade
Biography and/or family history Narrative
A true story Nonfiction
A true story written by the person it is about Autobiography
The true story of a person's life, told by another person Biography
A day to day record of a person's life, thoughts, or feelings Diary
A short, nonfiction work that expresses a writer's thoughts about a single subject Essay
A prose created from the imagination Fiction
A prose narrative of shorter length than a novel Short Story
A work of fiction shorter than a novel but longer than a short story Novella
A long work of prose fiction Novel
Imaginative literature based on scientific principals, discoveries, or laws Science fiction
Very unrealistic or imaginative story Fantasy
A story passed by word of mouth from generation to generation Folk tales
Traditional or composed song typically made up of stanzas Folk songs
A story told to communicate a moral Parables
A brief story that frequently includes animal characters and a moral Fables
A story from the past, often based on real events or characters Legends
Explains objects or events in the natural world, usually explained to be caused by a god Myths
A person or animal who takes part in the action of literary work Character
One who plays an important role in a literary work Major Character
Not a main character, but still has a role Minor Character
Creating or describing a character Characterization
Series of events related to a central conflict, or struggle Plot
A struggle between two people or things Conflict
Struggle that takes place in the character and something outside the character External conflict
Struggle that takes place inside the mind of the character Internal conflict
In a work of fiction or other work, it is the time and place at which it happens Setting
The central idea of a work Theme
The feeling or emotions the writer creates in a literary work Mood
Vantage point from which a story is told Point of view
Language that creates a concrete representation of an object or experience Image
Images in a poem or passage Imagery
Writing or speech meant to be understood imaginatively Figure of speech
Figure of speech where one thing is written as something else Metaphor
Comparison using like or as Simile
Giving nonhuman things human characteristics Personification
Repetition of sounds at end of words Rhyme
Repetition of vowel sounds in stressed syllables that end in different consonent sounds Assonance
Repetition of consonent sounds at beginnings of syllables Alliteration
Use of words or phrases like meow, beep, that sound like what they name Onomatopoeia
Saying things over and over to get it stuck in a reader's head Repetition
A thing that stands for or represents both itself and something else Symbol
Verse that tells a story Narrative poem
Highly musical verse that expresses emotions of a speaker and does not tell a story Lyric poem
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