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PSSA Vocab Terms

Kaitlyn Frey

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1.Refers to statements that have the appearence of truth or reality.
3.Text which conveys a story or which relates events of dialogue; contrast with expository text.
8.A topic of discussion or writing; a major idea broad enough to cover the entire scope of lierary work.
10.One of two or more words in a language that have highly simialr meanings.
12.A comparison of two unlike things in which a word of comparison (like or as) is used.
14.The author's intent either to inform or teach someone about something, to entertain people, or to persuade or convince their audience to do or not do something.
17.A light or humorous verse form of five lines, of which lines 1,2 and 5 rhymes and lines 3 and 4 rhyme.
21.The use of a word or phase to mean the exact opposite of its literal or usual meaning; incingruity between the actual result of a sequence of events and the expected result.
22.The speed at which a person reads, usually silently.
29.The struggle that grows out of the interplay of the two opposing forces in a plot.
30.The clear, easy, written or spoken expression of ideas; freedom from word-identification problems that might hinder comprehension in silent reading or the expressionof ideas in oral reading.
32.Tools used by the author to enliven and provide voice to the writing (dialogue, alliteration)
33.A device in literature where an object represents an idea.
34.Words that have several meanings depending upon how they are used in a sentence.
37.A long narrative poem about the adventures of a hero of great historic or legendart importance.
39.A device used in literature to create expectation or to set up an explanation of later developments.
40.The attitude of the author toward the audience adn characters.
41.A category used to classify literary works, usually by form, technique or content (prose, poetry)
46.A device used in literature to present action that occured before the beginning of the story. They are often introduced as the dreams or recollections of one or more characters.
48.The fluency, rhythm and liveliness in writing that make it unique to the writer.
49.A judgement based on a personal point of view. Example- All fifth graders are immature.
51.A word that is opposite of another word. (hot-cold,night-day)
52.A diagram or pictorial device that shows relationships.
53.A story about a mythical or supernatural beings or events, or a story coming down from the past, especially one popularly regarded as historical although not verifiable.
54.The story of a person's life written by himself or herself.
55.The use of words whose sounds express or suggest their meaning. These words may mimic sounds they denote.
56.One of two or more words pronounced alike, but different in spelling or meaning. (hair, hare)
57.A declaration, statement, allegation or claim
58.The study of meaning in language.
59.The time and place in which a story unfolds.
2.An implied or indirect reference in literature to a familiar person, place or event.
4.A judgement based on reasoning rather than on direct or explicit statement. A conclusion based on facts or cirumstances; understaind gained by "reading between the lines."
5.Identical or very similar recurring final sounds in words usually at the end of lines of a poem.
6.Correctness of precision.
7.The topic and specific feeling or idea associated with it. It can be directly stated or implied in the examples and illusions used by the author.
9.An object or absract idea given human qualities or human form (Flowers danced about the lawn).
11.An organizational structure in nonfiction texts, where the author typically presents a problem and possible solutions to it.
13.The essential techniques used in literature (characterization, setting, plot, theme).
15.Groups of letters that can be placed before a word to alter its meaning
16.A comprehension strategy; knowinf or recognizing when what one is reading or writing is not making sense.
18.A form of a noun or pronoun that indicates possesion.
19.The way in which an author reveals character, events and ideas in telling a story; the vantage point from which the story is told.
20.An organized body of knowledge; a discipline; a content area.
23.The relationship between letters and sounds fundamental in beginning reading.
24.A document that focuses on civic issues or matters of public policy at the community level and beyond.
25.Teh pattern or structure of word order in sentences, clauses and phrases.
26.The pattern or beat of a poem.
27.The repetition of initial consonant sounds in neighboring words.
28.The repetition of stressed and unstressed syllables in a line of poetry.
31.Language that cannot be taken literally since it was written to create a specific effect or feeling.
33.A literary tone used to ridicule or make fun of human vice or weakness.
35.Text with literary devices and language peculiar to poetry (stanza, rhyme, meter,etc.).
36.Text written to explain and convey information about a specific topic. Contrasts with narrative text.
38.Meanings which, though unexpressed in the literal text, may be understood by the reader; implied.
42.A book with a predictable language structure and often written with predictable text, also known as predictable book.
43.Made up of two or more overlapping cirlces. They are useful for examining similarities, and differences in characters stories, poems, events, processes, and major ideas between two tesxts ect.
44.The basic argument advanced by a speaker or writer who then attempts to prove it; the subject or major argument of a speech or composition.
45.Prose writing that is not fictional; designed primarily to explain, argue, instruct, or describe tather than entertain. For the most part, its emphasis is factual.
47.Restate text in or passage in other words, often to clarify meaning or show understanding.
50.An exaggeration or overstatement (I was so embarrassed I could have died!)

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