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100% Vocab Lesson 4

a comparison of two unlike things to show how their characteristics are alike (e.g. the branches of a tree are like the branches of a river) analogy
a very short story about something that happened anecdote
from or by a person whose name is not known or is not given anonymous
a person who writes a book, story, or similar work author
a person or animal in a story character
a group of words that do not carry their usual meaning but go together to create an expression with a special meaning (e.g. David is in the doghouse=David is in trouble.) idiom
a story that attempts to explain something that happens in life or in nature, or explain about religious beliefs or the supernatural myth
writing that tells about real people, places or events nonfiction
a type or writing in which the author tries to convince the reader to think or act a certain way persuasion
the group of events that happen in order to solve the problem or conflict in a story; the story line plot
Created by: Mrs W FES