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Final Exam- Language Arts

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‘For our final exam, you will be expected not only to have a deep understanding of the following concepts, but also to be able to demonstrate your understanding by applying your knowledge in new contexts. The exam will have varying item formats including: multiple choice, matching, short answer, fill in the blank, and a short essay based on a reading. We will be reviewing all of these concepts in class, leading up to the exam. Finish strong! Best of luck to you all!’
-Mrs. Rosenburger

Strategies writers use to build suspense
Not much detail
Provoke strong emotions
Repetition
Be unpredictable
Dilemma

How writers create mood in writing
-By using the setting
on his/her favor.
-The type of
tone
-And the
words the
narrator/ author uses.

How to identify mood in a text
By the:
Word choice
Descriptive language
Tone
Imagery

What factors contribute to author viewpoint
The Positive/Negative way
the story is heading.
Authors Opinion
Authors background
His/Her past experience
Key characteristics of the horror genre
-Suspense
-Iconography
-Dark setting
-Repetitions/ parallelisms/ consonances
-‘evil’ character or monster


Final Exam- Language Arts
How author viewpoint influences writing

It affects the path the story takes.
The statements added
And the opinions about the subject
Writing Style
How a work is written rather then what is written.
May be described as:
Formal/Informal
Serious
Conversational
Dramatic
Humorous
Creative
Sophisticated
In which a writer gives an advance hint of what is to come later in the story.
Foreshadowing
Examples
“Life were better ended by their hate,
Than death prorogued, wanting of thy love”

In the balcony scene, Juliet is concerned about Romeo’s safety as she fears her kinsmen may catch him. Romeo says, in the above lines, that he would rather have her love and die sooner than not obtain her love and die later. Eventually, he gets her love and dies for her love, too.
Main idea or an underlying meaning of a literary work that may be stated directly or indirectly.
Theme
Example
Love and friendship are frequently occurring themes in literature. They generate emotional twists and turns in a narrative and can lead to a variety of endings: happy, sad or bittersweet. The following are famous literary works with love and friendship themes:

Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

Figurative Language
Language used creatively to express things in great detail.
Purpose
To force readers to imagine or intuit what an author means with an expression or statement.
Literary Criticism
When other people criticizes and give their personal opinion about other people work
Purpose
So the people who's work is being literary criticized take others opinion in count for future pieces.
Example
It can do this by giving a word or phrase a specific meaning that may be different than the literal definition. Sometimes figurative language compares two things in such a way that you find the comparison interesting and descriptive.
Example
Purpose
Without a theme the story wouldn't have a topic.
purpose
To provoke suspense and thrill to the story
Character traits
They are words used to describe how characters act during certain situations or what kind of people they are.
Examples:
Some positive character traits might include:
Honest
Kind
Happy
Sincere
Patient

Some negative character traits might include:
Rude
Angry
Mean
Mad
Untrusting
Greedy
To help identify and difference the characters in the story easily.
Purpose
Convincing arguments an author uses to appeal to the reader's sense of logic, ethics, and emotion.
Persuasive appeals
examples
purpose
A financial adviser says that buying a certain stock would be a wise investment for your money.​
Who would you believe? You would most probably believe the financial adviser because he advises people for a living. The teenage boy has no credibility in this subject. The financial adviser used ethos to prove himself right.​
A teenage boys says differently about the same stock. He says it would not be an unwise investment.
To persuade the reader to take action or agree with the author's point of view.
"Word Order"

Determines how the chosen words are used to form a sentence.
Syntax
Examples
Purpose
Incorrect - While watching a movie, people who text on their phone are very annoying.

««««««««««««««««««««««««««««««

Correct - People who text on their phone while watching a movie are very annoying.
It's necessary for communication without confusion. It has to do with the grammatically correct order of words in a sentence.
Sound devices:
consonance/ assonance, alliteration

«Alliteration: Repetition of initial sounds of words in a row. Example: Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers. (Of course, alliteration is not always so concentrated)
«Assonance: Repetition of internal vowel sounds of words close together in poetry. Example: I made my way to the lake.
«Consonance: Repetition of internal or ending consonant sounds of words close together in poetry. Example: I dropped the locket in the thick mud.
MLA Format
Elizabeth L. Angeli
Professor Patricia Sullivan
English 624
12 February 2012


Toward a Recovery of Nineteenth Century Farming Handbooks (Title)
While researching texts written about nineteenth century farming, I found a few..........(Text)
Grammar Focus: (error correction)
Sentence structure
Subject-verb agreement
Question formation
Capitalization
Punctuation
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