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Protagonist
Main Character
Perspective
Point of view
Character
A person in a book
Point of view
The outlook of a character
Plot
Pattern of events in a story
Conflict
Struggle between oposing forces
Turning point
Most exciting part of a story
Theme
Message or idea that the author is trying to communicate with the reader
1st person
Uses "I" to tell the story
Setting
The time,place, and culture in which the story takes place/action happens.
Rising action
suspense builds up
Summary
the book told in a couple of sentences
Third Person
Narrarator uses "he or she"
Mood
atmostphere or feeling inside the story creared by the author's word/style
Falling action
After the climax, the story starts to wind down.
Predicate
The part of sentence that describes the subject of a sentence.
Preposition
The part of speech that indicates "relative position" in time or space.
Nonfiction
Real
fiction
not real; doesn't exisist
Compare
To make similarities between two things
Effect
An action which makes a problem
Hierarchy
A graphic orginizer which get into more and more detail
Contrast
To show that something is different
Problem
A situation
Venn diagram
showing the differences and similarities.
Enumeration
a non-fiction structure that discusses different categories,types, or examples of a larger, more general topic.
Sequence
Tells a true story in order
Solution
a solved problem
Timeline
A list of events in the order that they happened.
Description
structure that gives informataion about a topic,idea,person,situation, or event by giving facts and details.
Marred
to spoil, to ruin the beauty of.
satirical
use of sarcasm
precursor
a person who is sent to prepare for an announce another's coming
beheld
to look at
formidable
hard to overcome
ominously
unfavorably;threatening
apprehension
fear;dread
estranged
to turn a person from affection to indifference dislike, or hatred
urban
cities or towns
calamitous
a great misfortune such as a fire,flood,the loss of sight, or hearing.
valiant
brave;courageous
plaintive
mourful;sad
gale
a very strong wind
proclaim
made know public and officially
profane
a disreguard about holy things
fatigue
wearyness caused by hard work
assualt
a sudden virgorous attack
marooned
to put a person ashore;alone in a desolant place.
extort
obtain by threats,force,fraud,or wrong use of authority.
Abhorred
To dest, to reguard with horror
noxious
harmful too living things
drought
a long period without rainfall
demure
modest and reserved in nature or behavior
dilemma
a difficult choice that needs to be made in a situation
prattled
chatter or talk about meaningless things
vehemently
forceful in expression
destitute
Poor,withour resources
Sprawling
to cause to spread out in a disorderly fashion
brandish
to wave menacingly.