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Vocabulary Set #3 - Definitions

English 9A
a data set by jaynekleckler
created December 1, 2016
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Vocabulary WordDefinition
Internal ConflictA struggle that takes place within the character's mind
External ConflictA struggle between a character and another character or an outside force
ForeshadowThe clues or hints an author gives to suggest events that will occur (happen) later in the story
ParaphraseTo reword a passage from a text in order to clarify meaning - put it in your own words; uses words you know (same length or longer than original text)
SummarizeBrief retelling of the main points from a text (shorter than the original text)
MetaphorDirect comparison; NO "like" or "as" makes an implicit, implied or hidden comparison between two things that are unrelated but share some common characteristics
SimileComparison between two unlike things using "like" or "as"
PersonificationGiving human characteristics to nonhuman things
HyperboleAn exaggeration for emphais or humorous effect
FoeAn enemy or adversary
Allya person, country, group who is in agreement with you; a friend.
QuarrelAn argument; a fight
ExpectationSomething anticipated or believed to be necessary
ObligationsA binding promise, contract, sense of duty, something you have to do
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