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LA review 4 sol

Quiz yourself by thinking what should be in each of the black spaces below before clicking on it to display the answer.

plot   events in story  
setting   where/when story takes place  
character   who story is about  
antagonist   villan  
protagonist   hero/heroine  
dynamic(round) character   character who changes a lot  
static(flat) character   character who doesn't change  
initiating event   1st event in story  
rising action   actions that lead to conflict  
conflict   main problem  
internal conflict   struggle that takes place in mind  
external conflict   struggle that takes place with someone/something else  
complications   little problems  
climax   exciting part of story  
falling action   tells how problem is solved  
resolution   end of story  
point of view   who is telling story  
1st person   is about narrator  
3rd person limited   knows 1 character only  
3rd person omniscient   all knowing  
tone   writer's attitude toward story  
mood   feeling reader gets  
theme   moral/life lesson  
auhor's purpose   why author writes story  
sequence of events   order in which things happen  
inference   guess based on clues  
drama   plays-scripted  
peotry   can be about anything  
prose   all other writings  
generalization   broad statement  
valid generalization   is accepted  
faulty generalization   is false  
folk tales   passed down over generations  
fables   brief stories; animals talk  
tall tales   NOT true  
analogy   shows things in common bet. words  
appositive   adds details  
main idea   topic sentence  
plot structure   way author develops conflict  
independent clause   IS a sentence  
dependent clause   IS NOT a sentence  
grabber   hooks readers  
transitions   show how ideas are connected  
personification   human characteristics to nonhuman things  
alliteration   repetition of beginning sounds  
onomatopoeia   words that make sound  
simile   comparison using like or as  
metaphor   comparison that doesn't use like or as  
idiom   expression that can't be interpreted literally  
hyperbole   VERY big exaggeration  
cliches   common idioms(expression that can't be interpreted literally)  
figurative language   oppo. of literal language  
literal language   exact; no exaggeration  
imagery   applies to readers senses  
degrees of comparison   positive, comarative, superlative  
adjective   describes noun  
noun   person, place, thing  
dialogue   conversation  
symbolism   use of symbols to represent emotions, ideas  


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