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Fred Midterm

Reading midterm

what are the two types of characterization direct, indirect
the five elements of plot are exposition, climax, , resolution rising action, falling action
what is a three lined japenees poem Haiku
describe one thing as if it was something else Metaphors
in the story ribbons where did the grandmother just come from Hong-Kong
gives human qualities to something that is not human personification
what happens to loo-Witt when she is sleeping she erupts
use like or as to compare two unlike things similes
anything that represents something else symbol
repetition of constant sounds alliteration
use of any element of language more than once repitition
how does rikki-tikki feel when he kills karait cocky, proud
who is the main character in The Treasure of Lemon Brown Greg
How does victor try to impress teresa on the first day of french class tries to speak French
what is the repitition of vowel sounds followed by different constanents Assonance
what is the repitition of similiar constant sounds consonance
what is the use of words that imitate sounds onomatopeia
what is the repititionof sounds at the ends of words Rhyme
what is the rythmic pattern in a poem Meter
wrting or speech not meant to be taken litteraly Figurative language
Poems are usually divided into lnes and what stanzas
poetry that expresses the thoughts and feelings of a single person often in a highly musical verse lyric
poetry that tells a story in verse narrative poems
Humorous, rhyming, five-line poems with a specific rhythm pattern and rhyme scheme. lymeric
poems are shaped to look like their subjects. The poet arranges the lines to create a picture on the page. Concrete
songlike poems that tell a story, often dealing with adventure and romance Ballad
poetry tells a story in verse. Narrative poems often have elements similar to those in short stories, such as plot and characters. Narrative
poetry is defined by its lack of strict structure. It has no regular meter, rhyme, fixed line length, or specific stanza pattern. Free verse
pairs of rhyming lines, usually of the same meter and length. Rhyming Couplets
General name given to literary techniques that involve surprising, interesting, or amusing contradicttions. When a story includes irony, something unexpected happens. Irony
form of language spoken by people in a particular region or group. The use of dialect gives a short story a more authentic feel and helps a character's words sound more realistic. dialect
the use of clues early in a story to hint at events that are going to occur later. foreshadowing
the placement of a scene within a story that interrupts the sequence of events to reveal past occurrences. flasbacks
the people or animals who take part in a story's action. characters
The reason or reasons that explain why characters act as they do. motivation
central message expressed in a story. theme
recurring theme. A message about life that is expressed in different cultures and time periods. universal themes
tools writers often use to enhance their writing. literary devices.
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