Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
Reading...
Front

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key

image

Play button

image

Play button

image

Progress

1/23

Click to flip

23 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
metaphor
comparing 2 unlike things not by using a connecting word
aside
words only heard byt he audience or by another character but not overheard by others onstage
hyperbole
exaggeration
simile
comparing 2 unlike things
suspense
uncertainty we feel about what is going to happen next in a story
onomatopoeia
use of words whose sound imitates or suggests its meaning
protagonist
main character in a story
antagonist
something that blocks the antagonist
symbol
something that stands for itself n something beyond itself
tragedy
story with devestating ending
folktale
anonymous story passed down from generation o generation
nonfiction
writing dealing with real people and events
poetry
type of rythmic compressed language
drama
story that is written to be acted for an audience
imagery
language that appeals to the senses
foreshadowing
clues thathint events that happen
personification
when a nonhuman thing is talked about as if human
fable
story with moral or lesson
alliteration
repeating dimilsr sounds in words that r close together
theme
central idea
pun
play on different meaning of a word or two words that sound the same but have different meanings
flashback
a scene when they look into the past
soliloquy
long speech that a character expressed private thoughts or feelings