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  • 16. COMEDY Definition: A story that ends happily. NOT NECESSARILY FUNNY. Definition: A story that ends happily. NOT NECESSARILY FUNNY. Example: Kung Fu Panda 2 Example: Kung Fu Panda 2 Memorization Tip: THINK about smiling after something funny.think smiling because youre happy HAPPILY EVER AFTER. Memorization Tip: THINK about smiling after something funny.think smiling because youre happy HAPPILY EVER AFTER.
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  • 17. COMIC RELIEF Definition: Comic scene or event that breaks up a serious play or narrative. Definition: Comic scene or event that breaks up a serious play or narrative. Example: FINDING NEMO = when things get serious, Dory makes a joke to provide COMIC RELIEF Example: FINDING NEMO = when things get serious, Dory makes a joke to provide COMIC RELIEF Memorization Tip: Memorization Tip: A comedian makes you laugh to relieve you of stress. to relieve you of stress.
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  • 18. CONFLICT Definition: struggle or clash between opposing characters or opposing forces. Definition: struggle or clash between opposing characters or opposing forces. Example: Harry Potter vs. Voldemort Example: Harry Potter vs. Voldemort Memorization Tip:Conflict rhymes with convict Memorization Tip:Conflict rhymes with convict Imagine if a convict moved in with youhow would that cause CONFLICT? He steals your toothbrush! And your cereal?!?!?!? And dates your mom!?!?!? NOOOOOO!!!
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  • Language Activity # 6 Denotation of Fragrance: _______________________________________ Positive Connotation Negative Connotation Positive Connotation Negative Connotation 1.1.__________________ 2.___________________2.__________________ 3.___________________3.__________________
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  • 19. CONNOTATION Definition: all the meanings, associations, or emotions that have come to be attached to some words, in addition to their literal dictionary definitions, or denotations. Definition: all the meanings, associations, or emotions that have come to be attached to some words, in addition to their literal dictionary definitions, or denotations. Connotation Connotation Think nation Think nation What do people think or feel about America? What do people think or feel about America?
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  • 20. COUPLET Definition: two consecutive lines of poetry that rhyme Definition: two consecutive lines of poetry that rhyme 2 Lines that Rhyme = a Couple 2 Lines that Rhyme = a Couple So long as men can breathe or eyes can see, So long as men can breathe or eyes can see, So long lives this, and this gives life to thee.
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  • 21. DESCRIPTION Definition: type of writing intended to create a mood or emotion or to re-create a person, a place, a thing, an event, or an experience. Definition: type of writing intended to create a mood or emotion or to re-create a person, a place, a thing, an event, or an experience. Author DESCRIBES as if you, the reader, were there!!! Author DESCRIBES as if you, the reader, were there!!!
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  • 22. DIALECT Definition : way of speaking that is characteristic of a particular region or a particular group of people Definition : way of speaking that is characteristic of a particular region or a particular group of people DIAL the telephone = hear people talking = people talking from different areas. DIAL the telephone = hear people talking = people talking from different areas. Huntington Beach: Hey dude, whats up bro. Huntington Beach: Hey dude, whats up bro. Southern: Aint your mama ever taught you nothin? Southern: Aint your mama ever taught you nothin? Louisiana: New Orleans = Nawlins Louisiana: New Orleans = Nawlins
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  • 23. DIALOGUE Definition : way of speaking that is characteristic of a particular region or a particular group of people Definition : way of speaking that is characteristic of a particular region or a particular group of people Conversation between 2 + people Conversation between 2 + people Ms. Tran: Will you guys please study for the CSTs? Ms. Tran: Will you guys please study for the CSTs? Class: Of course! Whatever you wish, Ms. Tran! I appreciate all of your hard work and time put into helping us study so hard! Youre the best ever! Class: Of course! Whatever you wish, Ms. Tran! I appreciate all of your hard work and time put into helping us study so hard! Youre the best ever! Ms. Tran: I love you, period __. Ms. Tran: I love you, period __.
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  • 24.DICTION Definition : a writers or speakers choice of words (it is an essential element of a writes style) Definition : a writers or speakers choice of words (it is an essential element of a writes style) Think DICTIONary.what do you find? WORDS!!!! Think DICTIONary.what do you find? WORDS!!!! Writers choice of WORDS!!! Writers choice of WORDS!!!
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  • 25. DRAMA Definition : story that is written to be acted for an audience Definition : story that is written to be acted for an audience Story meant to be acted for an audience. Story meant to be acted for an audience. We are reading Romeo and Juliet, but it is supposed to be seen as a play. We are reading Romeo and Juliet, but it is supposed to be seen as a play.
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  • 26. DRAMATIC MONOLOGUE Definition : a poem in which a speaker addresses one or more silent listeners, often reflecting on a specific problem or situation Definition : a poem in which a speaker addresses one or more silent listeners, often reflecting on a specific problem or situation Poem From Mother to Son Poem From Mother to Son Mother speaks to son through the poem Mother speaks to son through the poem Poem is directed to the son Poem is directed to the son The son = silent listener (never says anything) The son = silent listener (never says anything)
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  • 27. EPIC Definition: long story told in elevated language (usually poetry), which relates the great deeds of a larger-than-life hero who embodies the values of a particular society Definition: long story told in elevated language (usually poetry), which relates the great deeds of a larger-than-life hero who embodies the values of a particular society EPIC!!! WOW!!! LONG STORY!!! (about great deeds of a hero) EPIC!!! WOW!!! LONG STORY!!! (about great deeds of a hero) ODYSSEY = GREEK HERO ODYSSEUS QUEST ODYSSEY = GREEK HERO ODYSSEUS QUEST
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  • 28. EPITHET Definition: adjective or descriptive phrase that is regularly used to characterize a person, place, or thing Definition: adjective or descriptive phrase that is regularly used to characterize a person, place, or thing Think Epithet het- HAT Think Epithet het- HAT Abraham Lincoln wore a top HAT Abraham Lincoln wore a top HAT Honest Abe descriptive phrase for him. Honest Abe descriptive phrase for him.
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  • 29. ESSAY Definition: short piece of nonfiction that examines a single subject from a limited point of view Definition: short piece of nonfiction that examines a single subject from a limited point of view YOU WRITE THESE IN CLASS! YOU WRITE THESE IN CLASS! PERSONAL = free write, informal PERSONAL = free write, informal *quick writes, casual responses, journals FORMAL = serious, academic language FORMAL = serious, academic language *literary analysis, response to literature, etc.
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  • 30.EXPOSITION Definition: type of writing that explains, gives information, defines, or clarifies an idea Definition: type of writing that explains, gives information, defines, or clarifies an idea EXPO = EXPLAIN = Writing in which you explain EXPO = EXPLAIN = Writing in which you explain Example: a cook book recipe tells you how to cook something Exposition in plot = Basic Situation Exposition in plot = Basic Situation
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  • 31. FABLE Definition: very brief story in prose or verse that teaches a moral, or a practical lesson about how to get along in life Definition: very brief story in prose or verse that teaches a moral, or a practical lesson about how to get along in life A SHORT STORY THAT TEACHES A MORAL OR PRACTICAL LESSON ABOUT LIFE A SHORT STORY THAT TEACHES A MORAL OR PRACTICAL LESSON ABOUT LIFE The boy who cried wolf fibbed (lied). The boy who cried wolf fibbed (lied). Think FIB FAB. FABLE!! Think FIB FAB. FABLE!!
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  • 32. FIGURE OF SPEECH Definition: word or phrase that describes one thing in terms of another and is not meant to be understood on a literal level Definition: word or phrase that describes one thing in terms of another and is not meant to be understood on a literal level Language that is not meant to be understood on a literal level Language that is not meant to be understood on a literal level Go figure! dont literally go and figure out the issue and solve problems. Go figure! dont literally go and figure out the issue and solve problems. It cost me an arm and a leg $$$$ It cost me an arm and a leg $$$$ Worse comes to worst Worse comes to worst
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  • 33. FLASHBACK Definition: scene in a movie, play, short story, novel, or narrative poem that interrupts the present action of the plot to flash backward and tell what happened at an earlier time Definition: scene in a movie, play, short story, novel, or narrative poem that interrupts the present action of the plot to flash backward and tell what happened at an earlier time A camera FLASHES. A camera FLASHES. Its pictures bring us BACK to past memories. Its pictures bring us BACK to past memories.
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  • 34. FLASH-FORWARD Definition: a scene in a movie, play, short story, n