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a lyric of some length

ode

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the use of words whose sound suggest their meaning

onomayopoeia

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see fact and opinion

opinion

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stories of peoples lives related by word of mouth

oral history

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a form of figurative language combing contradictory words or ideas

oxymoron

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a statement that seems to contradict itself but is nevertheless true

paradox

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the use of similar grammatical constructions to express ideas that are related or equal in importance

parsllelism

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the restatement of a text by readers in their own words or in another form

paraphasing

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a literary or artistic work that imitates the characters style of an authors speech

parody

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a figure of speech where animals ideas or inanimate objects are given human characteristics

personification

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see point of view

perspective

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persuasive writing is meant to sway readers feelings beliefs or actions

persuasion

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see drama

play

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the sequence of related events that make up a story

plot

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introduces the characters and the conflicts they face

exposition

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occurs after the exposition and introduces the central conflict within the story

inciting incident

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following the introduction of the central conflict

rising action

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the turning point in the story

climax

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the end of the central conflict in a story

falling action

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occurs after the climax

resolution or denouement

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an additional minor plot that involves a secondary conflict in the story

subplot

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a type of literature in which ideas and feelings are expressed in compact

poetry

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perspective from which a story is told

point of view

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the person telling the story that is one of the characters in the story

first person point of view

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refers to the use of 'you' in explanations or arguments

second person point of view

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the person telling the story is not one of the characters in the story

third person point of view

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the narrator is not a character in the story but the events in the story are seen through the eyes of more than one of the characters

third person omniscient

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a first hand account of an event

primary source

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text that uses false or misleading information to present a slanted point of view

propaganda

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the ordinary form of spoken and written language

prose

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see character

protagonist

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the process of raising questions while reading

questioning

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imaginative writing set in the real modern world

realistic fiction

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repetition in literature of one or more lines at regular intervals

refrain

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a technique in which a sound word phrase or line is repeated

repetition

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see plot

resolution

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repetition of an identical or similarly accented sound or sounds in a work

rhyme

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the process of gathering information and combining it with the readers own knowledge to guess what might occur in the story

predicting

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words that rhyme at the end of a verse

end or terminal rhymes

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are words that when written appear to rhyme

eye rhyme

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rhyme found within a line of poetry

internal rhyme

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system of pattern of metrical structure

slant rhyme

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the pattern in a poem

rhyme scheme

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pattern of flow of sounds

rhythm

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`see plot

rising action

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use of praise to mock someone or something

sarcasm

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a literary in which ideas are ridiculed for the purpose of improving society

satire

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the process of representing events

scanning

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a section in a play

scene

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prose writing

science fiction

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presents information of other sources

secondary source

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words and phrases that help readers

secondary details

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the order which things happen

sequence

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the time and place a story takes place

setting

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a brief fiction story

short story

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comparison between two other like and unlike objects

simile

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a speech delivered by a character

soliloquy

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a distinctive poetic style that uses a system or pattern of metrical structure

sonnet

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written in iambic pentameter

petrarchan sonnet

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the octave and sestet were replaced by three quatrains

English sonnet

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see alliteration onomatopoeia repetition rhyme and rhythm

sound devices

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the voice that talks to the reader in a poem

speaker

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a talk given in public

speech

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the instructions to the actors

stage directions