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climax
The highest point. The point of hisghest dramatic tension or a major turning point in the action(as of a play)
Resolution
The act or process of reducing to simpler form.
suspense
Pleasent excitement as a decision or outcome.
Foreshadowing
To represent, indicate, or typify beforehand.
Motivation
Something(as need or desire)that causes a person to act.
similie
A figure of speech comparing two unlike things that is often introduced by like or as(as in cheeks like roses)
metaphor
A figure of speech in which a word or phrase literally denoting one kind of object or idea is used in place of another to suggest likeness or analogy between them(as in drowning in money)
two score
twenty
Plot
The plot of the story is made up of a series of related events that include the conflict the climax, and the resolution.
Conflict
There are two kinds of conflicts, external and internal.
Adjective
An adjective is a word used to describe a noun or pronoun or to geve a noun or pronoun a more specific menaing.
Adverb
An adverb is a word that modifies a verb asnswers the question Where? When?
In What Manner? or To what extent?
Action Verb
An action verb is a verb that tells what action someone or something is performing.
Linking Verb
A linking Verb is a verb that connects a word at or near the beginning of a sentence with a word at or near the end.
Preposition
A preposition is a word that relates a noun or pronun that appears with it to another word in the sentence.
Conjunction
A conjunction is a word used to conect other words or groups of words.
Interjection
An interjection is a word that expresses feeling or emotion and functions and functions independently of a sentence.
Possesive Pronoun
A personal pronun that can be used as an adjective answers the question Which one? about a noun that follows
coordinating conjuctions
Connect similar kinds of words or similargroups of words.
correlative conjuction
connect similar words or groups of words and always appear in pairs.
compound prepositions
Prepositions made up of two or three words.(ex. according to, because of, as of, aside from)
Compound Adjective
A compound adjective is an adjective that is make up of more than one word.
compound noun
A compound noun is a noun that is made up of more than one word
Compound Verb
A compound verb is two or more verbs that have the same subject and are joined by a conjunction such as and or or.