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Gives clues that suggest what might happen in the future
a) flashback b) irony c) foreshadowing d) tone
A strong prejudice for one side over another, favoring one side
a) propaganda b) bias c) tone d) mood
The use of one thing to stand for or represent another
a) oxymoron b) symbolism c) inference d) simile
The sequence of events in a story
a) conflict b) exposition c) theme d) plot
Words, phrases, or sentences that give meaning to unknown words
a) definitions b) phrases c) context clues d) texts
Another name for nonfiction writing
a) informational text b) graphs c) chart d) biography
A piece of writing that is to be performed by actors
a) drama b) poetry c) biography d) short story
The main problem the character faces in a story
a) issue b) conflict c) them d) rising action
The emotions associated with a word, could be positive or negative
a) meaning b) denotation c) expression d) connotation
The dictionary definition of a word
a) meaning b) connotation c) denotation d) mood
A type of literature that tells about real-life people, places, events, etc..
a) drama b) fiction c) nonfiction d) poetry
A type of literature that tells a made-up story
a) fiction b) poetry c) nonfiction d) drama
A classification of literature such as fiction, nonfiction, drama, poetry, etc
a) topic b) theme c) genre d) type
A general statement about what the author wants you to learn about life
a) character b) topic c) summary d) theme
Gives the main idea and important details of a passage
a) summary b) plot c) theme d) topic
What a piece of informational writing is mostly about?
a) theme b) central idea c) point of view d) summary
The author's attitude towards a subject
a) tone b) mood c) feelings d) bias
The feeling a reader gets from the story
a) expression b) mood c) tone d) conflict
A reference to a well-known work of literature, art, music, etc...
a) theme b) simile c) oxymoron d) allusion
Persuasion technics
a) propaganda b) judgement c) ononmatopoeia d) bias
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