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English Review Terms

Quiz by Tara Padilla

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56 questions
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  • Q1
    words or phrases surrounding an unfamiliar word that help you understand it
    context clue
    60s
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  • Q2
    words with the same or similar meaning
    synonym
    30s
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  • Q3
    words with opposite meaning
    antonymn
    30s
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  • Q4
    the reason the author is writing - what they're trying to tell the reading (how its written)
    author's purpose
    30s
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  • Q5
    the author's point of view or feelings about the topic they are writing about
    author's perspective
    30s
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  • Q6
    a source that is trusted and truthful
    reliable source
    30s
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  • Q7
    a source that supports the author's position
    valid source
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  • Q8
    the people or animals that take part in the plot
    character
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  • Q9
    where and when a story takes place
    setting
    30s
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  • Q10
    the problem in a story
    conflict
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  • Q11
    the main idea in literary (fiction) text
    theme
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  • Q12
    when the story is told by the narrator's point of view; uses the pronouns I, me, mine, we, us
    first person
    30s
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  • Q13
    when the narrator is telling the story, but is not a character within the story; uses the pronouns he, she, they, them
    third person
    30s
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  • Q14
    the sequential events in a story
    plot
    30s
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  • Q15
    found at the beginning of a story and introduces the reader to the main characters, the setting, and the main conflict
    exposition
    30s
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  • Q16
    the events of the story that lead to the climax; helps to build tension; the longest part of the story
    rising action
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  • Q17
    the main event; the point of no return; turning point that leads to the falling action
    climax
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  • Q18
    after the climax when conflicts in the story start be be resolved
    falling action
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  • Q19
    the end of the story; the conflicts are resolved
    resolution
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  • Q20
    a comparison between two unlike things using like or as
    simile
    30s
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