Vocabulary . 9 th literature. 9/6—Literary terms. Text: any arrangement of words Genre : category of literature Major Genre: prose, verse, drama Minor Genre: specific subdivisions of major genre Narrative : text that tells a story . 9/6 Vocabulary.
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Colleague— (N) a person somebody works with. Especially in a profession or skilled job. (syn: coworker, associate, partner).
Omission--(N) something that has been deliberately or accidentally left out or not done(syn: oversight, slip)
Syntax--(N) the ordering of and relationship between words and other structural elements in phrases and sentences (syn: structure, rule)
Reluctant--(adj) feeling no willingnessor enthusiasm to do something(syn: unwilling, hesitant)
Insomnia—(N) inability to fall asleepor to remain asleep long enough to feel rested (syn: sleeplessness, restlessness)
hot : cold :: tall : _____
worker : factory :: student : _____
cold : winter :: hot : ____
Central Conflict: basic problem of story
Internal Conflict--conflict exists in the mind of a character (requires a decision to be made)
External Conflict--conflict exists outside of the mind (requires an action to be performed)
person vs. self person vs. person
person vs. society (machine)
person vs. nature
person vs. supernatural
2. Can a person’s life lose value? Explain.
Sarah had a phobia of water and was _____ to go in the pool.
The _____ of information caused much confusion.
Poor _____ made reading the letter very difficult.
Many of Frank’s _____ were at the company party.
Ted’s Restaurant is furnished with (old, antique) furniture.
Mike’s (shabby, vintage) bike is black and gold.
A group of (loud, enthusiastic) students walk to school every day.
My parents argue (loudly, passionately) about politics over dinner.
-what other characters say or think about them
1.) She was a fresh as a flower
2.) It took me four years to get to school this morning.
3.) The dew, like morning’s sweat, glistened in the sun.
4.) Life’s a journey, not a destination.
5.) Only the champion daisy trees were serene. After all, they were part of a rain forest already two thousand years old and scheduled for eternity, so they ignored the men and continued to rock the diamondbacks that slept in their arms.
pungent ::: sweet : sugary