EOG Vocabulary Terms Language Arts Other Terms pt. 2

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  1. Folklore
    the traditional beliefs, legends, customs, etc., of a people; lore of a people
  2. Foreshadowing
    to show or indicate beforehand
  3. Inference
    any process of reasoning from premises to a conclusion
  4. Irony
    the use of words to convey a meaning that is the opposite of its literal meaning
  5. Main Idea/Central Idea
    the most important or central thought of a paragraph or larger section of text
  6. Key Concept of a Paragraph
    supporting details in support of the topic or central theme, and each paragraph supports the paragraph preceding it
  7. Memoir
    a record of events written by a person having intimate knowledge of them and based on personal observation
  8. Mood
    a frame of mind disposed or receptive, as to some activity or thing
  9. Myth
    a traditional or legendary story, usually concerning some being or hero or event, with or without a determinable basis of fact or a natural explanation
  10. Narrator
    a person who gives an account or tells the story of events, experiences, etc
  11. Non-fiction
    writing dealing with facts and events rather than imaginative narration
  12. Narrative point of view
    describes the narrator's position in relation to the story being told
  13. Sensory Details
    Details that describe what is seen, heard, smelled, tasted, or touched
  14. Stereotype
    a set of inaccurate, simplistic generalizations about a group that allows others to categorizethem and treat them accordingly
  15. Structure
    the relationship or organization of the component parts of a work of art or literature
  16. Style
    a distinctive, formal, or characteristic manner of expression in words
  17. Suspense
    a state or condition of mental uncertainty or excitement, as in awaiting a decision or outcome,usually accompanied by a degree of apprehension or anxiety
  18. Summarize
    express concisely
  19. Symbol
    something used for or regarded as representing something else
  20. Theme
    a unifying or dominant idea, motif, etc., as in a work of art
  21. Tone
    a particular quality, way of sounding, modulation, or intonation of the voice as expressive of some meaning, feeling, spirit, etc.
  22. Word Choice
    wording: the manner in which something is expressed in words
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EOG Vocabulary Terms Language Arts Other Terms pt. 2
2013-05-14 23:21:07
EOG vocabulary language arts other terms

Third set of 3 EOG Vocab term sets
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