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Vocabulary STAAR

Epic Poetry a long narrative poem on a great and serious topic
Sensory Language When a writer describes taste, smell, touch, sounds, or hearing in depth.
Antagonist A person who actively opposes or is hostile to someone or something; an adversary.
Character Motivation Why the character acts the way they do, and what leads them to do things.
Logical Fallacy In logic and rhetoric, a fallacy is usually an improper argumentation in reasoning often resulting in a misconception or presumtion
Stage Directions Directions given by a director to an actor on stage.
Playwright A person who writes plays
Supporting Evidence Collects and presents clear data graphics from reliable sources to inform, entertain, and inspires.
Bandwagon Appeal The belief that something should be done because the majority of people do it (or wish to do it)
Dialogue Conversation between two or more people as a feature of a book, play, or more.
Resolution A firm decision to do or not do something.
Faulty Reasoning It is a propaganda technique used to manipulate how you feel about someone or something. It gives some main ideas that don't support the conclusion
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