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Copy of Copy of 8th Grade Figurative Language Review

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Katie Harrison

on 31 January 2014

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Transcript of Copy of Copy of 8th Grade Figurative Language Review

Literary Terms and Figurative Language
A set of words expressing something other than what they literally mean.
Giving human characteristics to a non-human object
An extreme exaggeration
A comparison using like or as
A comparison without using like or as
Sound words
The repetition of consonants
Saying the same words or phrases over and over again
Using hints or clues to determine what will happen in the future
The author's attitude toward the subject
The feeling in the atmosphere caused by the tone
The universal lesson learned
Falling Action
Rising Action
The sequence of events in the story
The setting and characters are introduced
All of the events that lead to the climax
The turning point in the story
All of the events leading from the climax to the resolution
The solution or end of the story
1st Person
seeing the story from a first-hand account, or through your own eyes; Pronouns: I, me, mine
3rd person Omniscient
when the author is all-knowing. The author tells the thoughts and feelings of all or most of the characters; Pronouns: they, he, we, all, they, their
3rd Person Limited
when the author shares the feelings and thoughts of one character; Pronouns: He, she, it, her, him
Man vs. Society
character struggles with the community or a large group
Man vs Man
A character against another character
Man vs Nature
character struggles with weather, animals, and the environment
Man vs Supernatural
character struggles with fictional beings such as ghosts, vampires, etc.
Man vs Self
character struggles with him/herself
'Cause baby you're a firework
Come on, show 'em what you're worth
Make 'em go "Oh, oh, oh"
As you shoot across the sky-y-y

Baby, you're a firework
Come on, let your colours burst
Make 'em go "Oh, oh, oh"
You're gonna leave 'em goin' "Oh, oh, oh"
-Katy Perry "Firework"
Man Vs. Technology
Character struggles with technology items
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