English Literary Terms

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English Literary Terms
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2012-12-21 01:20:23
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English Literary Terms that will be on the final 20 December 2012. Grade 9 Semester 1.
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  1. What are the Elements of Fiction?
    Plot, character, setting, theme, POV (point of view), and voice
  2. Define plot
    What happens
  3. Define setting
    when and where (time and place)
  4. Define theme
    why the author wrote it, purpose
  5. Define POV
    ow it is told (first/third)
  6. concern real, rather than imaginary subjects and are written, in part, to convey information to readers
    nonfiction
  7. the story of a person's life written by that person, is presented from the first-person point of view, and may be based entirely on the writer's memory
    autobiography
  8. about the person who has written it and usually focuses on one experience or period in the person's life
    memoir
  9. the story of a person's life written by someone other than that person
    biography
  10. a relatively short piece of nonfiction in which the writer explores a single topic from his or her own perspective
    essay
  11. _____ essays are more serious in tone.
    Formal
  12. The most common type of ______ essay is the personal essay.
    informal
  13. The _____ essay is the most common type of informal essay that entertains or shares personal experiences with the reader.
    personal
  14. The _____ expository essay is a type of formal essay and is explanatory.
    expository
  15. The _____ essay is one type of formal essay that is supposed to influence the reader's ideas or actions.
    persuasive

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