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1 Key Terms and Vocabulary 1-6

2 symbolism Symbolism Using an object or word to represent an abstract idea Authors often use symbols to suggest a certain mood or emotion fire Two people arguing in front of a FIRE (evokes a heated emotion) The Mockingjay bird in the The Hunger Games represents freedom Mockingjay bird is also a motif

3 games/mockingjay-pin-symbol.html

4 Characterization-the description or development of a character The audience reads about or watches characters, actions, dialogue, and the setting to make his or her own inferences The author directly states characteristics that he or she thinks is important Everyone does not get to form his or her own opinion

5 Pronoun/Antecedent Agreement Audience is a singular antecedent because each member of the audience acts as one person, so the pronouns are his or her Author is a singular antecedent, so the pronouns are he or she Everyone is a singular antecedent, so the pronouns are he or she

6 Analogies-likeness or difference between two things similes "Thy soul was like a Star, and dwelt apart; Thou hadst a voice whose sound was like the sea"; ~Shakespeare metaphors “I am the good sheapard, and I lay down my life for my sheep.” ~The Bible “A good conscience is a continuous Christmas.” ~Benjamin Franklin

7 Setting- the background and the environment

8 background Against all odds, Katniss Everdeen has won the annual Hunger Games with fellow district tribute Peeta Mellark. But it was a victory won by defiance of the Capitol and their harsh rules. Katniss and Peeta should be happy. After all, they have just won for themselves and their families a life of safety and plenty. But there are rumors of rebellion among the subjects, and Katniss and Peeta, to their horror, are the faces of that rebellion. The Capitol is angry. The Capitol wants revenge.

9 Tone The author’s attitude – Naturally, she was sick of being compared to her older brother. It was as if she didn’t even exist. How dare they? – angry Mood The atmosphere and emotions evoked in the reader – Feeling sorry for the character – Anger towards “them”

10 theme The underlying message NOT the main idea Cinderella- – Main idea: a poor servant falls in love with a prince – Theme: good things happen to good people

11 Motif- a recurring object or concept; use motifs to help identify theme Motifs are symbols that are recurring

12 Patterns of Literature-themes that have occurred in literature from the beginning of time Good vs. Evil Examples??? See Handout


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