LOTS & Figurative Language

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  1. Exposition
    A comprehensive description of an idea or theory
  2. Analyze
    Examine or look through
  3. Rubric
    A heading of a document
  4. Phrase
    A small group of words standing together typically forming a component for a clause
  5. Annotate
    To have a conversation with the paper
  6. Plot
    The overall problem of the story
  7. Prose
    Written or spoken language in its ordinary from
  8. Figurative
    Departing from a literal use of words
  9. Protagonist
    The main character in a story
  10. Point of View
    Ways people see things
  11. Imagery
    Visually descriptive or figurative language
  12. Climax
    The best part of the book, close to the end
  13. Flashback
    It starts at the end but then goes back to the begining
  14. Characterization
    A word picture
  15. Genre
    A category that puts things of there type in
  16. Antagonist
    The person that is against the Protagonist
  17. Simile
    Comparing 2 things using like or as
  18. Metaphor
    Comparing 2 things without like or as
  19. Onomatopoeia
    Sound effects
  20. Repetition
    The repeat of words
  21. Personification
    When you make nonliving things come to life
  22. Hyperbole
    Exaggerated statements or claims not to be taken literally
  23. Conflict
    The main problem of the story
  24. Connotative
    Having the power of implying or suggesting something in addition to what is explicit
  25. Literal
    Taking words in there usual or most basic sense without metaphor or allegory
  26. Inciting Incident
    A plot point in the first act which disturbs the life of the protagonist and sets them in pursuit of an object
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LOTS & Figurative Language
2013-09-05 23:06:18
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