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succinct
characterized by cler, persice words
unobtrusive
inconspicuous, not undesirable noticable
acrimonious
bitter and sharp in language or tone
conplacently
contented to a fault
stealthy
marked by or acting quiet
impudent
characterized by rude or offensive boldness
aridity
dryness
furtive
characterized by steaalth
sordid
smelly
lament
to express grief about
taciturn
habitually uncommunative
vapid
lacking interest
condescended
act in a superior way
tacit
implied but not expressed
aloof
remote in manner
prowess
superior skill
noble
having excellent moral behavior
cordial
warm friendly
innate
present from birth
evasion
avoidance of something
feeble
not strong
irony
contrast between apperance and actuality
situational irony
contrast between what a reader or character expects and what accually exists or happens
dramatic irony
the contrast between what a character knows and what the reader knows
epithets
a word or phrase expressing characterists of someone. "bright-eyed athena"
homeric or epic simile
comparison between 2 unlike things that uses LIKE or AS.
assonance
repitition of the same vowel sound in a line
alliteration
repitition of the first letter in a word
allusions
inderect references to a famous person, movie, works of literature
soliloquy
a speech given by a character when he or she is alone on the stage, as if he or she is thinking out loud
direct object
noun or pronoun that recieves the action or shows the result of the action. it answers the qestions WHOM or WHAT after an action verb.
gina called me.

whats the direct object
gina called who?
ME.
hot soup may burn your throat.

whats the direct object
hot soup may burn what?
THROAT.
direct objects are never found in...
prepositional phrases.
my mom rode the horse.

whats the direct object
my mom rode what?

HORSE.
my mom rode on the horse.

whats the direct object
there is none.
my mom rode on the horse is prepositional phrase.
indirect object
noun or pronoun that precedes the direct object and usually tells to WHOM or FOR WHOM (or TO WHAT or FOR WHAT) the action of the verb is being done.
the coach gave josh and him awards.

whats the direct and indirect objects
the coach gave josh and him what? awards. awards is the direct object.

who did the coach give the awards to? josh and him. josh and him are the compound indirect objects.
juan built his sister a shelf for her books.
built what? shelf. shelf is the direct object.

for who? sister. sister is the indirect object.
if the word TO or FOR is used, the noun or pronoun following it is...
part of a prepositional phrase. it cant be an indirect object.
i made a card for you.

revise this sentence so theres an indirect object.
i made you a car.

IO= you
he gave the extra ticket to tom.

revise this sentrence so theres an indirect object.
he gave tom the extr ticket.

IO= tom.
identify the direct object!

your mom and dad own the liberty deli.
liberty deli
identify the direct object!

students and staff buy lunch there.
lunch
identify the direct object!

twice a month mr. yomomma makes his own sausage.
sausage