Language Arts Exam

  1. Personification
    an animal, object, force of nature or idea is given human characteristics
  2. Foreshadowing
    an authores use of clues or hints to prepare readers for events that will happen later in the story
  3. imagery
    discriptive language that appeals to one or more of the five senses to create an emotional response from the reader
  4. Tone
    an author's attitude toward his or her subject matter
  5. Setting
    the time and place where the events of a literary work occur.
  6. conflict
    the stuggle between opposing forces in a story
  7. characterization
    the methods a writer uses to reveal the personality of a character
  8. Direct characterization
    writer makese epxlicit statement about character
  9. Indirect characterization
    writer reveals characters personality throught words, thought, and actions or through what other characters think and say
  10. plot
    the sequence of events
  11. flashbacks
    an interruption in the chronological order of a story to describe an event that happened earlier
  12. mood
    emotional quality of a story
  13. symbol
    any person, place, object or event that represents something
  14. simile
    figure of speach using words like or as too alike things.
  15. metaphore
    figure of speech that makes a comparrison between to things
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Language Arts Exam