2 ImageryDescription that appeals to the five senses—sight, sound, smell, touch, tasteMakes the scene come alive for the readerExamples from Scarlet Ibis…
3 Point of View Perspective from which the story is told First person point of view is told from narrator’s own experience = “I”**We must consider the character’s own “slant” on the issue, personal experiences, opinion vs. fact—ie. Is the narrator reliable??
4 SymbolA person, animal, place or object that stands for something beyond itself in the story.What bigger idea does the scarlet ibis represent?
5 ThemeThe intended message that the author is trying to communicate with his/her audience.What did the narrator learn about his experiences with Doodle?