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Comparing two unlike things using like or as.

A simile

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The term used to describe the author using language to create images in the reader's mind.

Imagery

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The term used to describe language used by the author that is NOT meant to be taken literally.

Figurative Language

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A CHANGE in the character's actions or behavior.

Dynamic

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NO change in the character's emotions.

Flat

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NO change in the character's actions or behavior.

Static

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A CHANGE in the character's emotions.

Round

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The plot element that reveals the conflict.

Rising action

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This term describes a noun

Adjective

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This term describes a verb

adverb

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Giving an inanimate object human like qualities

Personification

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Sound words (POP!)

Onomatopoeia

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Types of conflict...

Man vs. man, man vs. society, man vs. nature...

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The author's attitude toward the subject revealed through word choice

Tone

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The overall emotion the author wants the reader to feel after reading the story

mood

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A lesson, takeaway, moral, or message of the story.

Theme

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The classification of literature

Genre

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The mode of literature (Type of literature)

Subgenre

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A statement that uses extreme exaggeration

Hyperbole

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The point of view that uses the pronouns, "I, we, us"

1st person

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The point of view that uses the pronouns, "they, them, he, she, they, and people's names

3rd person

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The point of view that uses the pronoun, "you."

2nd person

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The three author's purposes:

To entertain, to inform, to persuade

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Written language that uses the 5 senses to describe.

Descriptive language

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Feeling or appearing troubled or nervous.

Agitated

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Make continual twisting, squirming movements or contortions of the body.

Writhe

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To be compulsive, or obsessive.

Pathological

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comparing two unlike things without using like or as.

Metaphor