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Inferences
when information is suggested,rather than stated.
inferences
Details
information that supports the main Idea.
mjuny
Author's Purpose
Why the author worte the story. To entertain, to persuade,To inform.
dgdg
Biography
an account of real person's life by another person.
biography
Main Idea
what the story is about.
mi
Simile
a comparison using like or as.{quick as a wink}
jghj
Alliteration
the repetition of a consonant at the beginning of words " Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers." "She sells sea shells by the sea shore".
jgf
Narrator
who is telling the story.
narrator
Folk Tale
a traditional story that has been told for centuries before it was written down.
cgrf
Mood
feeling created on the reader by the author.
mood
Non-Fiction
Story about real people and places that actually happened.
nob-fiction
Tone
author's attitude toward the subject.
tone
Fable
a brief tale , in which the characters are often animals,told to point out a moral truth.
nyby
Sequence
the order in which things happen.
bgft
Autobiography
an account of a person's life written by that person .
autobiography
Myth
a story usually attempting to acccount for something in nature.
tdf
Fairy Tale
a ficitious or make-believe story. "Little Red Riding Hood".
jkiyfr
Climax
Where the conflict builds to an emotional moment.
climax
Synonyms
words that meanthe same thing.
bgft
Theme
The underlying meaning . The lesson taught. The moral, not every story has a theme.
theme
Stanza
groups of lines set off visally.
bgb
Novel
A long work of Fiction. Has a complex plot.
Novel
Cause & Effect Relationship
one event happing as the result of anthor.
c&e
Short Story
Shorter than a novel. Often describes just one event. Few characters. Can usually be read in one setting
Short Story
Conflict
A problem or struggle of some sort.
conflict
Antonyms
words that have opposite meanings.
ufg
Figurative Language
goes beyond the ordinary meaning of words in order to achieve a new effect or to express an idea in a fresh new way .
fghf
Plot
What happens to the characters. Plot is built around a conflict {problem}.
plot
Intended Audienice
for whom the story is written for.
gf
Rhyme
The repetition of a sound in two or more words.
hjtbt

Fiction
Writing from an author's imagination
Fiction
Rhythm
the pattern of the sounds that are stressed and not stressed.
ghfgh
Poetry
literature that creates an emotional reponse through the imagnative use of words.
ngvf
Metaphor
a comparison between two unlike things. " she is a gem".
ghjg
Free Verse
Poetry that is "free" from a fixed pattern of rhythm or rhyme.
nmbmb
Resolution
Events after the climax where the complications of the plot are worked out.
resolution
Setting
When and where the story takes place.
setting