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Voc. literary terms

  1. 1. Vocabulary<br />Literary terms<br />
  2. 2. autobiographynoun<br />The story of a person’s life, written by that person<br />
  3. 3. The story of a person’s life, written by someone else<br />biographynoun<br />
  4. 4. flashbacknoun<br />A scene that is set at a time earlier than the main events of the story<br />
  5. 5. The traditional tales and beliefs of a people<br />folklorenoun<br />Thai folklore?<br /><ul><li>Nang Non; นางนอน
  6. 6. Nang Sib Song (Thai: นางสิบสอง) </li></li></ul><li>A type of literature or art<br />genrenoun<br />
  7. 7. A figure of speech in which one thing is described as if it were another<br />metaphornoun<br />You are the sun in my sky<br />It is raining cats and dogs<br />Crocodiles' teeth are white daggers<br />School is a gateway to adulthood <br />I'm Heartbroken<br />
  8. 8. The use of words that imitate the sounds that they stand for<br />onomatopoeianoun<br />
  9. 9. Ordinary speech or writing that does not have a regular rhythm<br />prosenoun<br />
  10. 10. A short saying that expresses a truth or gives advice<br />proverbnoun<br />Proverbs 14  <br />31 Those who oppress the poor insult their Maker,      but helping the poor honors him.<br /> 34 Godliness makes a nation great,      but sin is a disgrace to any people.<br />A book is like a garden carried in the pocket. <br />Chinese Proverb<br />Be not afraid of growing slowly, be only afraid of standing still.<br />Chinese Proverb<br />Truthful lips endure forever, the lying tongue, for only a moment.-- Proverbs 12:19 <br />
  11. 11. A figure of speech that uses like or as to compare two things that are not alike<br />similenoun<br />
  12. 12. Elevenby Sandra Cisneros<br />How old are you?<br />At your age in life, what kinds of things could really embarrassyou?<br />What do you do/want to do when you feel embarrassed?<br />

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