Methods used by an author to create a character Describe Squeaky in “Raymond’s Run.”
The repetition of initial consonant sounds “Great, green gobs of greasy, grimy…….”
A struggle between two opposing forces revealed through the literary work During “The Dinner Party,” an argument begins between the colonel and a young woman.
Contrast between what is expected and what happens In Eleven, it is Rachel’s birthday. “Today I’m eleven. There’s a cake Mama’s making for tonight….only it’s too late.”
A deliberate exaggeration or overstatement “I was so embarrassed; I could have died.”
The central character, the focus of interest Pandora is the main character in “Pandora’s Box.”
The feeling created in the reader by a literary work Comical, depressing, eerie
The perspective from which a story is told; vantage point from which a story is told First person: “I, me, my” Ex: “I was ready for the big sailing trip with my dad.” Third person limited: narrator not a character but focuses on thoughts and feelings of one character. Third person omniscient: outside observer
Figure of speech in which one thing is spoken as though it were something else “Her mom held up five twenties, a blossom of green!”
The time and place of the action of a literary work The setting of Eleven is a school classroom.