Flashcards in Unit 1 Vocab-8/28-9/1/17 Deck (20):
Refers to circumstances or facts that surround a particular event or situation.
(From the word, 'Context Clues', to define a word using the words around it).
To be brief and to the point
Refers to a subtle difference or distinction in meaning.
Something is telling how something is used
Showing what something is not in order to prove what it is.
The clear and orderly presentation of ideas in paragraph or essay.
A characters, symbol, story pattern, or element that it common to human experience across cultures and that occurs frequently in literature, myth, and folklore.
Description or figurative language used to create word pictures in a reader's mind.
The time and place in which a narrative occurs
Point of View (POV)
The perspective from which a story is told
A struggle between opposing forces, either internal or external.
The overall emotion, which is created by the author's language and tone and the subject matter.
The sequence of related events that make up a story. There are five main elements of plot: Exposition, raising action, climax, falling action, and resolution.
A narrative technique that refers to the amount of time a writer gives to describing each event and the amount of time a writer takes to develop each stage in the plot.
A long narrative about the deeds of heroes and gods.
A writer's or speaker's attitude toward a subject
A writer's or speaker's choice of words
The direct meaning of a word or expression, as distinguished from the ideas or meanings associated with it or suggested by it.
The implied associations, meanings, or emotions associated with a word.