Card Set Information
nouns and stuff
What is a sentence?
a sentence is a organization of items in the world.
A sentence is a structure of logical relationships
What is a noun?
A person, place or thing
What is a verb?
and action word
what is a pronoun
word which substitutes a noun
Sh*e saw h*im
a kind of adjective used so often as to be given a special name
The* students were instructed to sit at a* table
structure word that governs a noun or pronoun, connecting it with another word or substantive
They ran to* the house from* the car
a joining word
an expression or feeling
O, WOW *
word with no grammatical correlation
describes a verb
slowly, the very big load began to move
describes a noun
What are the six elements of a short story
2. Rising action
4. Falling action
What is setting?
The time and place of a literal work
What might the setting include?
the climate, the social phychochological aof spiritual state of chareacters
What is point of view?
The perspective in which the story is told.
What are the two main kinds of point of view?
First person and third person
What is first person
Narrator as major character
Narrator as minor charactor
ex. I watched it happen
What is third person?
All knowing (seeing into all characters)
seeing into one major character
seeing into one minor character
objective (not seeing into any character)
ex. Jimmy thinks he is cool
What is a symbol
person, place or thing in a narrative that suggests meaning beyond its literal sense. A symbol can have many meanings and associations
An argument that is being made about a subject matter
Can stans alone as a sentence
Makes sense by itself
Contains a noun and adverb
ex. Jack paid his bills.
Does not express a complete thought
must be attached to a independent to complete meaning
ex. Although i walked to school