Reading Literary Devices Language Use Context Clues Plot 100 100 100 100 100 200 200 200 200 200 300 300 300 300 300 400 400 400 400 400 500 500 500 500 500 True or False A series of events in a story is called a plot. What is true. True or False The central message/lesson learned/underlying idea of a story is its symbol. What false. That is theme. The point of view in which the narrator of the story knows every character’s thoughts and feelings is A. First person B. Second person C. Third person limited D. Third person omniscient What is third person omniscient. The point of view in which the narrator of the story refers to itself as “I” is A. First person B. Third person limited C. Third person omniscient D. objective What is first person. The feeling a text arouses in the reader is A. Foreshadowing B. Tone C. Mood D. Plot What is mood. A comparison between two unlike things using the words like or as is a/an What is a simile. Saying the opposite of what one really means is What is verbal irony. Giving hints or clues about future events in a literary work is called What is Foreshadowing. The following is an example of what type of irony? When Montresor was leading Fortunato into the catacombs the audience knew that something bad was going to happen to Fortunato, but Fortunato didn’t know. What is dramatic irony. True or False The novel Of Mice and Men is written in third person omniscient. What is True. What is a verb? What is a word or a group of words that express action or a state of being. What is a noun? What is a person, place, or thing. Which sentence does not contain a subject and a predicate? A. Don’t bother Tom. B. Tom walked to school today. C. He walked to school. D. Tom is. What is Tom is. True or False Julie laughed, her side began to hurt is not a run-on sentence? What is false. Define the word inference. What is a guess based on evidence. Their contributions helped turn struggling ranches into lucrative enterprises. Lucrative means What is bringing in money; profitable. Many people would have jeered and laughed at some of the traditions of the past. Jeered means To make fun of rudely or unkindly. Peary, who had undertaken several Arctic journeys, treated the native peoples he encountered in a manner one would never condone today. Condone means: A. Fabricate B. Gluttony C. Overlook D. Pauper What is C. Overlook In the first decade of the 20th century, before airplanes, reaching that remote, frozen destination was no easy task. Those who attempted it had to surmount hazardous conditions. What does surmount mean? What is to overcome, rise above. What does comely mean? Women of the past usually achieved notoriety through their looks. However, cowgirls were not only comely, but sharpshooters, ropers, and trick riders of Wild West shows. What is having a pleasing appearance. What is exposition? This usually occurs at the beginning of a short story. Here the characters are introduced. We also learn about the setting of the story. Most importantly, we are introduced to the main conflict What is rising action? This part of the story begins to develop the conflict(s). What is the climax? This is the turning point of the story. Usually the main character comes face to face with a conflict. What is falling action? All loose ends of the plot are tied up. The conflict(s) and climax are taken care of. What is resolution? The story comes to a reasonable ending.