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Describing a word not using like or as

Metaphor

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Describing a word using like or as

Simile

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Describing a non human with human descriptions

Personification

3

A symbol for something

Symbolism

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Surprising contradictions

Irony

5

A gross exaggerating

Hyperbole

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Words describing a scene

Imagery

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Where the story takes place

Setting

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Describing a character without stating it directly

Indirect characterization

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Describing a character by stating it directly

Direct characterization

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A character that does not change

Static character

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A complex character

Dynamic character

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A character that encounters conflict and is changed by it

Round character

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A minor character that does not go through change, usually just helps the main character

Flat character

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The subject of a book

Theme

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An abstract idea; a general notion

Concept

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The way that the author feels about the characters in a story

Tone

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The overall feeling of the story

Mood

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The beginning of a story

Exposition

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A related series of action leading up to the climax of the story

Rising action

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The main event of the story

Climax

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The events after the climax of a story

Falling action

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The problem of the story has been solved; ending of the story

Resolution

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The main issue of a story

Conflict

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How the story is being told

Point of view

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Showing vague hints on what will happen in the story

Foreshadowing

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Passing reference or indirect mension to a subject

Allusion

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When the audience knows what is going to happen in the story, but the characters don't

Suspense

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The way something is expressed in words

Diction

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Using the same letter of every word in a sentence; she sells sea shells by the sea shore

Alliteration

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The repetition of a vowel; Would You Know how oatmeal looks?

Assosonance

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The repetition of a consonant; All gorillas called Al like Linda's

Consonance

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a meaning that is implied by a word apart from the thing which it describes explicitly.; home means family, loving, and security

Connotation

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A word that imitates the sound of a thing; bark, meow, woof, click, bang

Onomatopoeia

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A verse of a poem

Stanza

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A pattern of rhymes at the end of a poem or song

Rhyme scheme

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A poems underlying structure

Meter

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What is the first "T" in TP-CASTT?

Title: consider the title and snake a prediction on what the poem is about

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What does the "P" in TP-CASTT mean?

Paraphrase: translate the poem line by line into your own words on a literal level. Look for complete thoughts and look up unfamiliar words

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What does the "C" in TP-CASTT mean?

Connotation: Examine the poem for meaning beyond the literal. Look for imager, figurative language, and sound elements

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What does the "A" in TP-CASTT mean?

Attitude/ Tone: notice the speakers tone and attitude. Humor? Sarcasm? Awe?

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What doesn't the "S" in TP-CASTT mean?

Shifts: note any shifts or changes in speaker or attitude.

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What does the second "T" in TP-CASTT mean?

Title: examine the title again, this time on an interpretive level

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What does the last "T" in TP-CASTT mean?

Theme: briefly state In your own words what the poem is about, then what the poem is saying about the subject