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What is a subordinate clause?
A clause that cannot stand alone as a full sentence and functions as a noun, adjective, or adverb within a sentence.
What are the different formats for the work cited page?
book website e-mail encyclopedia dictionary newspaper magazine article
What are the different parts of a persuasive essay?
Introductory sentence, thesis, supporting sentences, hook, transition.

Body 1: State reason from thesis, support, support, justify, transition.

Body 2: same
Body 3: same

Conclusion: Restate thesis, justify reasons, conclude.
What is theme?
Baisic message or point. A reoccuring idea.
What is rhythm?
the arrangement of spoken words alternating stressed and unstressed syllables and words.
What is meter?
A regular pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables.
What is free verse?
unrhymed verse without a consistent metrical pattern
What is alliteration?
The repetition of the same sounds or of the same kinds of sounds at the beginning of words or in stressed syllables
What is assonance?
the repetition of similar vowels in the stressed syllables of successive words
What is onomatopoeia?
When a word imitates the sound or action it resembles when said.
What is a ballad?
A narrative poem that often tells of folk origin with a few, simple verses, and a refrain.
What is 1st person?
It is the "I" point of view. ex. I, me, my, we
What is 3rd person?
It is the "You" point of view. ex. She, he, they
What is omnition? (sp?)
Omnition is an outsiders point of view. The story is being told by someone who knows everything about the characters. Sort of like a narrarator.
Does an author's background ifluence thier writing? Explain.
Yes. If the author can relate to what they write, they can help make the story seem more realistic. They actually have experience to back up the story.
What is an elegy?
a mournful poem; a lament for the dead
What is a narrative poem?
It is a poem that tells a story and has a plot.
What can you recall from the Diary of Anne Frank?
Anne Frank was 13 when she recieved her diary, and she lived during the Holocaust. She lived in a home with her mother, father, older sister Margot, her parent's friends the Van Daans, their son Peter, and Mr. Dussel. She died at age fourteen after being found by some Nazi soldiers.