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A writer's choice of words and the way they are arranged in the sentence
Diction
Descriptive words and phrases taht appeal to a reader's senses
Imagry
Turning point of the story
Climax
Main character of the story
Protagonist
A form of language as it is spoken in a particular region or group
dialect
A writer's hints or clues to later events in a story
foreshadowing
Time and place of a story
Setting
Occurs after the climax of the story
falling action
what they essay is about
topic
what you have to say about the evidence
explanation
lat paragraph of the essay, which closes the discussion of the topic
conclusion
Editing and making changes in content, style, and orginization
revising
Picking your topic and organizing your ideas and evidence
Pre-writing
Writing all of the information you have gathered in paragraph form
drafting
what you have to say about a subtopic
Idea
A breakdown of the main topic into parts, also called the 'body paragraphs'
sub-topic
Facts that relate to the sub-topic. Can be given in the form of quotations and examples
evidence
Middle three (or more) paragraphs of the essay, which develop, explain and support the sub-topics
body
A poem or series of lines in which certain letters usually the first in each line form a name
Acrostic
The repetition of consonant sounds at the beginnings of words.
Alliteration
The repetition of vowel sounds wihin non-rhyming words
Assonance
a person, place, activity, or an object that stands for something beyond itself
symbol
The continuation of a sentence or idea from one line of a couplet poem to the next
enjambement
the repetition of one or more lines in each stanza of a poem. recurring phrase or line
refrain
a unit of verse made up of such a row or formed of a certain number of metrical feet characteritic of the verse. basic part of poem
line
a category of poetic literature that is distinguished from the narrative and dramatic poems. short, usually personal and song like
lyric
the regualar pattern of accented and unaccented syllables in a line of poetry. (all poems have rhythem, not all have this)
Meter
a figure of speech in which human qualities are attributeed to an objectr, animal, or idea
personification
CRASH BANG BOOM
onomatopoeia
A general pardon, especially one granteed by a government to people who have committed political offenses
amnesty
to fail to keep a promise, especially a promise to repay a loan
default
a harsh mixture of sounds, conflict
discord
in a way impossible to untangle
inextricably
closely
intimately
justifiable, resonable
legitimate
an ability to move, as from one social class to another
mobility
deadly, harmful
pernicious
a return to a state of friendship or harmony
reconciliation
to keep alive, support
sustain
being tolerant or lenient
indulgently
To lower in dignity; dishonor or disgrace
degraded
Widely referred to, as if the subject of a proverb; famous
proverbial
As a result; therefore.
consequently
public funds set aside for a specific purpose.
appropriation
THMES: I have a Dream ; Glory and Hope ;The Utterly Perfect Murder ; The Possibility of Evil
Unity, rising up to live in harmony togther ; persistance throught struggles leads to good changes ' revenge ; ignorance??
what is the difference between simile and metaphor?
simile uses like or as
what are the different types of speeches?
imprompteau, how-to, persuasive
how do you organize a speech's outline?
opening statement,
visualization,
the need step
the satisfaction step
the action step
what are proper public speakin techniques for an individual?
WATCH:
motion
facials
audience
volume
name the 6 types of poetry
ballad
limrick
acrostic
free verse
haiku
exaggeration
give an example of personification
the trees danced in the wind, the moon howled
what is the difference between summarizing and paraphrasing?
summarizing - takes up shorter space, basic idea of work
paraphrasing - same length, word for word / phrase for phrase of work in other terms
name 5 ways of beginning speech
question
startling statement
reference
quotation
illustration or story
what is rhyme scheme in poetry and how is it marked?
ABAB, it is the way the lines rhyme in a specific order
what are the differences between outlining, listing, and webbing?
outining is making a 'skeleton' of what your composition will look like. listing is writing down ideas in column form off the top of your head. webbing is making a 'flow chart' that branches off your brainstorms and possible ideas.
What is prewriting? what are different ways to organize my thoughts for writing an essay?
Prewriting is when you pick your toic, then organize your ideas and evidence through listing, webbing, and outlining