EOG Language Vocab Other Terms Pt. 1

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EOG Language Vocab Other Terms Pt. 1
2013-05-08 21:27:52
EOG language arts vocab other terms

The second of three vocabulary sets for the EOG's.
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  1. Allusion
    An expression designed to call something to mind without mentioning it explicitly; an indirect or passing reference
  2. Ancedote
    A short and amusing or interesting story about a real incident or person
  3. Analogy
    A comparison between two things, typically on the basis of their structure and for the purpose of explanation or clarification
  4. Antagonist
    A person who actively opposes or is hostile to someone or something; an adversary
  5. Protagonist
    The leading character or a major character in a drama, movie, novel, or other fictional text
  6. Author's Point of View
    his feeling, opinion, or belief about his topic
  7. Author's Purpose
    the reason an author decides to write about a specific topic, what they hope to accomplish
  8. Author's argument/claim
    the author's main idea
  9. Exposition- plot
    A comprehensive description and explanation of an idea or theory at the beginning of the story
  10. Rising Action- plot
    a related series of incidents build toward the point of greatest interest
  11. Climax- plot
    the turning point, which marks a change, for the better or the worse, in the protagonist’s affairs
  12. Falling Action- plot
    the conflict between the protagonist and the antagonist unravels, with the protagonist winning or losing against the antagonist
  13. Resolution- plot
    comprises events from the end of the falling action to the actual ending scene of the drama or narrative
  14. Conflict
    A serious disagreement or argument
  15. Connotation
    An idea or feeling that a word invokes for a person in addition to its literal or primary meaning
  16. Compare
    Point out the resemblances to
  17. Contrast
    The state of being strikingly different from something else
  18. Counter-Argument
    also known as a rebuttal, is an objection to an objection
  19. Citing evidence/supporting details
    Quote (a passage, book, or author) as evidence for or justification of an argument or statement, esp. in a scholarly work
  20. Dialect
    A particular form of a language that is peculiar to a specific region or social group
  21. Dialogue
    Conversation between two or more people as a feature of a book, play, or movie
  22. Editorial
    A newspaper article written by or on behalf of an editor that gives an opinion on a topical issue
  23. Fable
    A short story, typically with animals as characters, conveying a moral
  24. Fiction
    Prose literature, esp. short stories and novels, about imaginary events and people
  25. Flashback
    A scene in a movie, novel, etc., set in a time earlier than the main story