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1 Ms. Tripken’s English I EOC Terms

2 Alliteration Falling Action The repetition of consonant sounds
The action that takes place after the climax; where the conflict begins to face resolution

3 Allusion Fiction An indirect reference/hint
Writing about imaginary characters and events

4 Antagonist Figurative Language
The “bad guy” or character that opposes the protagonist Figurative Language Writing not meant to be taken literally

5 Assonance Foreshadowing The repetition of vowel sounds
Hints to future events

6 Atmosphere Genre The mood and tone created by the author
Type of writing Drama, Horror, Poetry, etc.

7 Ballad A poem narrating a story; usually sung
The Ballad of Gilligan’s Island

8 Bias Homeric Simile Slanted views
A long comparison using “like” or “as”; used by Homer

9 Character Imagery The people/things in a story
Words that ignite your senses

10 Characterization Inference The description of characters
Using evidence to make a conclusion

11 Climax Meter The highest point of interest in a story
The repetition of stressed and unstressed syllables in poetry

12 Conflict Mood The issue or problem in a story
The way a story makes the reader feel

13 Connotation Denotation The emotions a word arouses
The dictionary definition of a word

14 Dialogue Conversation between characters Drama A play

15 Verbal Irony Dramatic Irony
When a character says one thing, and means another; sarcasm Dramatic Irony When the audience knows something the characters don’t

16 Situational Irony Epic
The outcome of a story is the opposite of what is expected Epic A long narrative poem about a superhuman character

17 Exposition The beginning of a story where the background is stated Metaphor Comparison of two things NOT using “like” or “as”

18 Moral Narrative The lesson taught in a story
Writing that tells a story

19 Nonfiction True stories Novel A long, fictional story

20 Onomatopoeia Personification Imitation sounds
Buzz, Wham! Personification Giving human characteristics to non-human things

21 Poem Plot Writing that takes on the nature of speech and song
The sequence of events in a story

22 First Person Point of View
The narrator is a character in the story Second Person POV The narrator is giving directions Not used in stories EX: recipe book

23 Third Person Limited POV
The narrator is an outsider from the story, but only knows the thoughts of ONE of the characters Third Person Omniscient POV The narrator is an outsider and knows the thoughts of ALL characters

24 Protagonist Purpose The hero or “good guy” in a story
The reason for a story

25 Repetition Similar sounds Resolution When the conflict is resolved

26 Rhyme Rhyme Scheme Repetition of sounds at the end of words
A pattern of rhyming in poetry

27 Rising Action Round Character
Where the plot begins to get interesting and build to the climax Round Character A character that is constantly changing

28 Scene The setting of a story Setting When/where a story takes place

29 Short Story Simile A short piece of literature that features a plot
A comparison of two things using “like” or “as”

30 Stage Directions Stanza
Italicized words that tell actors what to do in a play Stanza The “paragraph” in a poem

31 Static Character Surprise Ending
A character that stays the same through the story Surprise Ending The ending of a story that one didn’t expect

32 Suspense Symbol Unexpectedness An item that stands for something else
A cross stands for religion

33 Theme The idea in a story Tone The author’s voice while writing

34 Tragedy A type of story that features a noble person falling due to a tragic weakness

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