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ELAR Vocabulary

A way of describing something by comparing it to something else WITHOUT using the words like or as.
The action that takes place in a story that rises until it reaches a climax. (2 words)
Attitude a writer or speaker takes toward the audience a subject or a character.
The emotional quality of a story-and especially of a story's setting- that influences the attitudes of characters and the readers. the ____ of the selection is the feeling you get as you read it. a writer sets the mood by his or her choice of words, images, and figures of speech.
Introduces the characters and sets the stage for the conflict.
Words that create a picture for you. it helps you see, hear, feel, smell, or taste what someone is writing about.
Using the words "like" or "as" to compare two unlike things.
The literal meaning of a word, the dictionary meaning.
When a character struggles against an external force, as in man vs. nature. (2 words)
Excited anticipation of an approaching climax.
A figure of speech in which a human quality is given t an animal, object, or idea.
Something meant to make fun of and show the weakness of human na-
Giving a hint about what is to come
The lies spoken by characters in drama or fiction.
The recurrence of sounds, words, phrases lies, or stanzas in a speech or piece of writing.
Repetition of consonant sounds in the beginning syllables.
A reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary work, or work of art.
The repetition of the same or similar vowels in the stressed syllables of successive words.
Infinitely wise. all-knowing and all-seeking.
Authors write for one of four reasons: To compare, to entertain, to explain, to persuade. (2 words)
The use of words whose sounds imitate natural sounds. For example: buzz, whirl, moo, hiss.
The person who is against the main character. He or she would be considered "the bad guy/girl"
Something suggested or implied, not actually stated.
Story told from the 1 point of view. (2 words)
A story centered around gods and goddesses that sometime explain natural phenomena.
The main character in a story, often the good or heroic type.
1st,3rd, omniscient, who is telling the story. Influences the reader. (3 words)
This is a struggle with in the characters own mind. It is man vs. himself. (2 words)
The central message expressed in a story is called its
Using rhyme, rhythms, and colorful language to give the reader a special feeling.
The sequence of events in a literary work including the exposition, inciting incident, development, climax, and falling action.
The highest point of action in a story.
Guesses based on known facts.
Twist of fate; inequality between what might be expected and what actually occurs.
Time and place--the ______ could be historical, social, geographical, psychological.
A genre of writing that is characterized by intense emotions.
Lesson taught by a story.