- plot, perspective/point of view, atmosphere/mood, character, conflict, theme and
- plot: rising action, inciting incident, climax, resolution, conclusion
- conflict: character vs. self, character vs. nature, character vs. character, char
alliteration: repetition of initial consonant sounds
allusion: references to well-known ideas/other works of literature/historical events
antagonist: character who opposes main character
dramatic irony:audience knows more than the character
Expresses universal truths in language that are both magically powerful & uniquely
Something different to everyone (interpretation)
5 Elements of Poetry:
Hyperbole: an exaggeration, making something more than it is
-Example: Hes as strong as a tank
Understatement: Opposite of hyperbole, making something more than it is
-Example: The bullet wound is just a scratch
Simile: A comparison betwe
WHAT IS THEME?
WAYS TO MAKE A THEME STATEMENT.
The general idea/meaning of the story (what the story is all about)
Use a full sentence
A general statement about life, not specific to the story
Doesnt have to be a
The growing excitement felt while awaiting the climax of a story.
Types of Suspense:
Danger: Physically/mentally dangerous position.
Time Element: Time constraints/restrictions.
Foreshadowing: Hinting that something will happen.
Without effective transitions, your paragraphs will come across as disconnected,
as a series of facts without any relationship. Transitions link ideas so that they relate to
one another; they provide comparison and contrast, and they str
TYPES OF WRITING
INFORMATION PARAGRAPH (EXPOSITORY/EXPLANATORY)
- used to clarify, define, or explain something to the reader that he/she may not know
-exposition involves presenting facts, details, and examples to support the main idea
and explain it to
Parts of Speech:
Pronoun: Used in place of a noun.
Verb: Expresses action/being.
Adverb: Describes verb (how/how much/when/where).
Adjective: Describes noun/pronoun.
Interjection: Expresses strong feeling/surprise.
USEFUL TRANSITIONS AND
TRANSITIONS TO EMPHASIZE A POINT
for this reason
to emphasize to point out
with this in mind
in the center of
in the middle of