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unit 2 assassment

unit 2

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hyperbole using obivous exaggeration;not be taken literally
imagery the use of words to create a picture in the readers mind. using elaborations creates imagery.
metaphor making a comparison WITHOUT using "like" or "as"
personification giving human qualities to inanimate objects
almanac an annual reference book of useful and interesting facts relating to countries of the world,sports,entertainment,ect.
internet search engine when using a keyword search
generalization a broad statement made by combining facts from the text.clue words:none,always,usually,many,everyone,never,ect.
flashback when the author inserts a scene from the past into the present story
context clues dividing words into a base word and its ending can help to determine the meaning of a word."ed" means that it is a verb in the past,"s" or "es" show that a verb is is the present,end in "est" mean most.they may give the meaning of the word in the sentence
idioms a phrase or expression whose meaning cannot be understood from the literal meanings of the words that make it up
Created by: kristib