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Literary Terms Idiom and Theme
Idiom <ul><li>Definition: an expression that means something other than the literal meaning of its words </li></ul><ul><li...
Theme <ul><li>Definition: the central idea or ideas explored by a literary work </li></ul><ul><li>Themes in To Kill a Mock...
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  1. 1. Literary Terms Idiom and Theme
  2. 2. Idiom <ul><li>Definition: an expression that means something other than the literal meaning of its words </li></ul><ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ It’s raining cats and dogs” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Let the cat out of the bag” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Don’t cry over spilled milk” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Saved by the bell” </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Theme <ul><li>Definition: the central idea or ideas explored by a literary work </li></ul><ul><li>Themes in To Kill a Mockingbird: </li></ul>
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