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Returing to an earlier time in a story for the purpose of making something clearer in the present.
Flashback
A suggestion in a story of what is to come later by giving hints and clues.
Foreshadowing
A tenant farmer who pays as rent a share of the crops
sharecropper
To gain through experience; come by: acquired a growing dislike of television sitcoms.
acguire
To make a continuous low dull humming sound: Somewhere an electric fan droned without end.
drone
prompted by or resulting from or as if from instinct; natural; unlearned: an instinctive will to strive
instinctively
with hesitation; in a hesitant manner; “he finally accepted hesitantly”
hesitantly
a temporary substitute: We used boxes as a makeshift while the kitchen chairs were being painted.
makeshift
A set of mental pictures or images.
imagery
The person or animal around which the action in a story occurs.
character
A statement which reflects the gist, or total message, of a selection.
main idea
An account of a person's life written, composed, or produced by another.
biography
The time and place in which the action of a story occurs.
setting
To convey the main idea and a few details from a selection in a short paragraph.
summarize
Ideas that support, or back up, the main idea of a selection
Supporting Details