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What is implicit?
Meanings which, though unexpressed in he literal text, may be understood by the reader;implied
What is inference?
A judgment based on reasoning rather than on direct or explicit statement. A conclusion based on facts or circumstances; understandings gained by "reading between the lines."
What is Inflectional Ending?
A form, suffix or element added to the end of a word that changes the form of the word to mark such distinctions as those of case, gender, number, tense, person, mood or voice.
What is informational text?
Informational texts comprise the majority of printed material adults read. It is non-fiction, written primarily to convey factual information (e.g., textbooks, newspapers, reports, directions, brochures, technical manuals, etc.
What is irony?
The use of a word or phrase to mean the exact opposite of its literal or usual meaning; incongruity between the actual result of a sequence of events and the expected result.
What are legends?
A story about mythical or supernatural beings or events, or a story coming down from the past, especially one popularly regarded as historical although not verifiable.
What is a limerick?
A light or humorous verse form of five lines, of which lines 1,2 and 5 rhyme and lines 3 and 4 rhyme.
What is limited view?
In literature, a speaker is speaking either in the first person, telling things from his or her own perspective, or in the third person, telling things from the perspective of an onlooker. If the speaker is unable to know what is in any character's mind but his or her own, this is called limited view.
What is literary conflict?
The struggle that grows out of the interplay of the two opposing forces in a plot.
What are literary elements?
The essential techniques used in literature (e.g.,characterization, setting, plot, theme).
What are literary devices?
Tools used by the author to enliven and provide voice to the writing (e.g., dialogue, alliteration).
What are literary structures?
The author's method of organizing text (e.g., foreshadowing, flashbacks).