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Literary Terms. By: Kristin McCasland. Main Idea . The main idea of a story is a statement that reflects the total message, or gist. Example: There are a lot of different breeds of dogs in the world. Golden Retrievers, Beagles, and Dalmatians are just a few.

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literary terms

Literary Terms

By: Kristin McCasland

main idea
Main Idea

The main idea of a story is a statement that reflects the total message, or gist.

Example:

There are a lot of different breeds of dogs in the world. Golden Retrievers, Beagles, and Dalmatians are just a few.

The main idea was breeds of dogs

first person
First Person

A Point of view that includes the author and uses the word “I”.

Example:

I went to the store to buy groceries.

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Mood

The mood is how the writing makes you feel.

Example:

The sun was shining and it was warm outside. It was a perfect day.

The mood was happy

multiple meaning word
Multiple-Meaning Word

Multiple-meaning words are words that mean the same thing.

  • Example:
  • She planned a trip to Florida.
  • Be careful, or you will trip.
simile
Simile

A simile is a comparison between two things using “like” or “as”

Example:

He was as angry as a wet hen.

metaphor
Metaphor

A metaphor is a comparison that doesn’t use “like” or “as”.

Example:

We could have had more pizza if Bob wasn’t such a hog.

character
Character

A character is the person or animal around which the action in the story occurs.

I’m a character from Peanuts!

dialogue
Dialogue

Dialogue is the conversation between two characters.

Hi! I’m Sally

Hi Sally. I'm Bill

author s purpose
Author’s Purpose

The author’s purpose is the reason the author wrote the story.

There are three types of author’s purposes. You can remember them by PIE.

Example

You should play a sport. They keep you active and healthy.

Persuade

Inform

Entertain

The author’s purpose was to persuade.