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told by a character who uses the first person pronoun "I"

First-person point of view

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uses third person pronouns such as "he" and "she" to refer to characters; with no "I" in the story

third-person point of view

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with the narrator knowing and telling what each character feels and thinks; being god-like or knowing all

omniscient third-person

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with the narrator relating the inner thoughts and feelings pf only one character; viewing from this character's perspective

limited third-person

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the ordinary form of written language; one of the major genres of literature; occurs in fiction and nonfiction

prose

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a short nonfiction work about a particular subject; has a single major focus and a clear introduction, body, and conclusion

essay

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uses casual, conversational language

informal essay

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The perspective in which a story is told

point of view

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provides facts, explanations, and insights about historical events

historical essay

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explains an idea by breaking it down

expository essay

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a story about real life experience

narrative essay

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explains a process

informational essay

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offers an opinion and supprts

persuasive essay

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the quality of affording easy familiarity and sociability

camaraderie

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a political leader who seeks support by appealing to popular passions and prejudices

demagogue

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repeated to often; over familiar through overuse

hackneyed

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a tentative insight to the natural world; a concept that is not yet verified but if true would explain certain facts and phenomena

hypothesis

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a reference to a well known person, event, place, literary work, etc. Allusions connect literary works to a large cultural heritage

allusion