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local color
mannerisms, dress, language of a particular location
foil
a secondary character who contrasts the main character

Miss Maudie, Miss Stephanie Crawford
allusion
a reference to a popular person, place...
works cited
formal listing of resources
Oxymoron
a figure of speech that joins contradictory terms


pretty ugly A little big
assonance
repetition of vowel sounds

cat scram crack
alliteration
repetition of the beginning consonant


Peter Piper Picked a Pickled Pepper
poetry
writing in lines and stanzas
theme
central message or insight of a literary work
personification
a figure of speech that gives a nonhuman subject human characteristics.

The sun smiled at us.
The house was sad that its owners were leaving.
Mrs. Desmond 9 Spring 2007
cut apart and study
point of view
perspective of storytelling
What point of view is "To Kill a Mockingbird written in"
From Scout's point of view--First person
What point of view is The Odyssey written.
The narrator or Third person point of view
myth
a fictional story passed by word or mouth
imagery
writing that appeals to the five sen
epic
a long poem about the adventures of a hero
dialect
form of language spoken by people in a particular region or group

"Yawl come on back ya hear"
epic hero
well known character and possesses almost superhuman strength
theme
central message or insight of a literary work
prose
writing in sentences and paragraphs
protagonist
main character

Scout, Jem
Angagonist
character working against the main character