Week 1 1. Authors purpose: the reason an

Week 1 1. Authors purpose: the reason an

Week 1 1. Authors purpose: the reason an author decides to write about a specific topic. 2. Inference: a conclusion reached on the basis of evidence and reasoning. 3. Dialect: a particular form of a language that is abnormal to a specific region or social group. 4. Genre: of artistic composition, as in music or literature, characterized by similarities in form, style, or subject matter. 5. Point of view: refers to who is telling or narrating a story 6. Narrative: a spoken or written account of connected events; a story 7. Primary Source: an artifact, a document, diary, manuscript, autobiography, a recording, or any other source of information that was created at the time being studied. 8. Perspective: a particular attitude toward or way of regarding something; a point of view.

Week 2 1. Stereotype: a fixed general image or set of characteristics that large amounts of people believe represent a particular type of person or thing 2. Paradox: a self-contradictory statement or proposition that when investigated or explained may prove to be well founded or true. 3. Juxtaposition: the act of placing two things next to each other for implicit comparison 4. Plethora: abundance, excess 5. Literal: taking words in their usual or most basic sense without metaphor or allegory. 6. Figurative: departing from a literal use of words; metaphorical. 7. First Person Point of View: a point of view (who is telling a story) where the story is narrated by one character at a time. 8. Oral History: the collection and study of historical information using sound recordings of interviews with people having personal knowledge of past events.

Week 3 1. Characterization: the creation or construction of a fictional character 2. Figurative Language: language that uses words or expressions with a meaning that is different from the literal interpretation 3. Hyperbole: exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken literally. 4. Simile: a figure of speech involving the comparison of one thing with another thing of a different kind, used to make a description more emphatic or vivid. Typically includes like or as. 5. Personification: the attribution of a personal nature or human characteristics to something nonhuman. 6. Imagery: visually descriptive or figurative language, especially in a literary work. 7. Tone: the general character or attitude of a place, piece of writing, situation, etc 8. Irony: the expression of one's meaning by using language that normally signifies the opposite, typically for humorous or emphatic

effect. Week 4 1. Alliteration: the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words. 2. Protagonist: the leading character or one of the major characters in a drama, movie, novel, or other fictional text 3. Antagonist: a person who actively opposes or is hostile to someone or something. Typically opposes the protagonist. 4. Elaboration: the process of developing or presenting a theory, policy, or system in further detail 5. Diction: the choice and use of words and phrases in speech or writing 6. Historical Context: the historical circumstances in which it was produced very much affected the work - its themes, its techniques, its message, etc. 7. Explicit: stated clearly and in detail, leaving no room for confusion or doubt.

8. Implicit: implied though not plainly expressed. Week 5 1. Ingenuous: not devious; innocent and candid 2. Jubilant: extremely joyful, happy 3. Assumptions: a thing that is accepted as true or as certain to happen, without proof. 4. Literary Analysis: focuses on how plot/structure, character, setting, and many other techniques are used by the author to create meaning. 5. Symbolism: the use of symbols to represent ideas or qualities. 6. Authors purpose: the reason an author decides to write about a specific topic. 7. Synonym: a word or phrase that means exactly or nearly the same as another word or phrase in the same language, 8. Antonym: a word opposite in meaning to another

Week 6 1. Appeals: make a serious or urgent request 2. Credibility: the quality of being trusted and believed in 3. Counterclaim: a claim made to rebut a previous claim. 4. Cogent: (of an argument or case) clear, logical, and convincing. 5. Inconsistencies: the fact or state of being inconsistent.: 6. Debate: to argue about (a subject), especially in a formal manner. 7. Sensory Detail: sight, sound, touch, smell, and taste. 8. Bias: prejudice in favor of or against one thing, person, or group compared with another, usually in a way considered to be unfair. Week 7

1. Rancor: deep, bitter resentment. 2. Voice: the individual writing style of an author. 3. Malevolent: wanting harm to befall others. 4. Obtuse: lacking quickness of sensibility or intellect. 5. Context: the circumstances that form the setting for an event, statement, or idea, and in terms of which it can be fully understood and assessed. 6. Pathos: an emotion of sympathy. 7. Rebuke: to scold, criticize. 8. Ruse: a trick. Week 8 1. Synthesize: something that is made by combining different things (such as ideas, styles, etc.) 2. Plagiarism: the practice of taking someone else's work or ideas and passing them off as one's own. 3. Character analysis: evaluating a character's traits, their role in the story, and the conflicts they experience.

4. Quotation: a group of words taken from a text or speech and repeated by someone other than the original author or speaker. 5. Paraphrasing: to express the meaning of a work using different words 6. Direct Quote: Using an author's language word for word 7. Clarity of meaning: the process of being very clear in writing. 8. Textual evidence: evidence from a text (fiction or nonfiction) that you can use to illustrate your ideas and support your arguments

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