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  1. A detail, image, or character type that occurs frequently in literature and myth and is thought to appeal in a universal way to the unconscious and to evoke a response
  2. The reason the author has for writing. ( Inform, persuade, express, & entertain)
  3. A writer's attitude toward his or her subject matter revealed through diction, figurative language, and organization on the sentence and global levels.
  4. A topic of discussion or writing; a major idea broad enough to cover the entire scope of a literary work.
  5. Excessive pride
  6. A sentence, most often appearing at the beginning of a paragraph, that announces the paragraph's idea and often unites it with the work's thesis.
  7. A logical interpretation based on prior knowledge and experience.
  8. A belief or view about something
  9. A comparison that establishes a figurative identity between objects being compared.
  10. A traditional story about gods, ancestors, or heroes, told to explain the natural world or the customs and beliefs of a society.
  11. A brief condensation of the main idea or plot of a work. A summary is similar to a paraphrase, but less detailed.
  12. A device in literature where an object represents an idea.
  13. A method an author uses to let readers know more about the characters and their personal traits.
  14. A single assertion or a series of assertions presented and defended by the writer
  15. How the reader feels about the text while reading.
  16. a set of steps taken by the protagonist leads him to the fullfillment of a quest
  17. tell the topic of the paragraph
  18. A person's cognitive (mental) interpretation of events.
  19. Description that appeals to the senses (sight, sound, smell, touch, taste)
  20. A contrast between expectation and reality
  21. The context in time and place in which the action of a story occurs.
  22. A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given human feelings, thoughts, or attitudes
  23. A word or words that are inaccurate literally but describe by calling to mind sensations or responses that the thing described evokes. Figurative language may be in the form of metaphors or similes, both of which are non-literal comparisons. Shakespeare's "All the world's a stage" is an example of non-literal, figurative language (metaphor, specifically).
  24. The event from which the plot is derived & 5 types
  25. A challenge to a position; an opposing argument
  26. Repetition of initial consonant sounds
  27. A statement that can be proved.
  28. (n.) a principal idea, feature, theme, or element; a repeated or dominant figure in a design
  29. Builds on knowledge of signal words in a text (i.e. "for instance", "in other words", "similarly") to use as cues in figuring out unfamiliar words.
  30. # lines, (cantos/sections) # of stanzas with # of lines per stanza, rhyme scheme, meter, content
  31. A comparison using like or as
  32. A particular preference or point of view that is personal, rather than scientific.