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STAAR definitons

Italicized Pertaining to a style of printing types in which the letters normally slope to the right pattered upon a manuscript hand, and used for emphasis to separate different kinds of information.
assumption Something taken from granted.
illustrate To furnish with drawings,paintings, pictures, or other artwork intended for further explanation.
conclude To bring to an end, terminate, finish, etc.
dialogue Conversation between two or more people.
excerpt A passage or quotation taken or selected from a book, document, film, or the like.
playwright A writer of plays
protagonist The leading character or hero in literature.
antagonist A person or thing that goes against the hero.
symbolic imagery imagery that is not descriptive of a scene, but is intended to express an abstract idea in concrete form.
references An act or instance of referring.
dramatic irony Irony that is understood by the audience but not grasped by the characters.
objective point of view when the writer tells what happens without stating more than can be inferred from the story's action and dialogue.
figurative language of the nature of or involving a figure of speech, especially a metaphor.
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