Test Vocab 2

Figurative Language
Language used by authors in writing to create a special effect of feeling (metaphors, alliteration, similes, etc.)
Genre
A French word that means a type or form of literature (ex. Biography, fantasy, historical fiction, etc.).
Imagery
The use of descriptive words to create a mental picture in the reader’s mind.
List
Present an itemized series of items. Be concise.
Narrator
The person that is telling the story.
Opinion
A statement of someone’s ideas or feelings – not fact.
Passage
A short piece of writing.
Plot
The action or series of events that make up the story.
Predict
Use information from the literature to guess what will happen.
Prove
Support with facts (especially facts presented in class or in the test.)
Relate
Show the connections between ideas or events. Provide a larger context.
State
Explain precisely.
Theme
A statement of the most important idea; the message that the author wants his/her audience to learn.

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