TERMS TO KNOW
Mir Nwosu Period 8
Denotation: A drop of clear salty liquid secreted from glands in a person's eye when they cry or when the eye is irritated.
Connotation: Sad, Crying, Gloomy
Connotation and Association rhyme
Point Of View
Second Person: The Narrator is telling the story to another using "you".
Third Person Limited: When the Narrator knows the thoughts of one character.
Third Person Omniscient: When the Narrator knows the thoughts of all characters.
Second Person: Second= Two = Someone else = You.
Third Person Limited: A third person is close to ONE person, so they are LIMITED to only their thoughts.
Third Person Omniscient: Omniscient means to know or knowing every thing.
Simile and Metaphor
Metaphor: The comparison of two things with out using "like" or"as"
Example and Memory Trick
Metaphor: The clouds were pillows in the sky.
Simile: Simile looks like smile and I LIKE to smile
Metaphor: In my opinion, Metaphor seems like a though word that someone would say with a deep voice and in a grumpy tone and I DON'T LIKE to be grumpy.
Lyric, Epic, and Narrative Poems
Epic: A long narrative poem about significant events.
Narrative: A poem that tells a story
Memory Tricks and Examples
Epic; some significant events in someones life can be cool or awesome or EPIC.
Narrative: In most stories there's a narrator and narrative and narrator sound similar
Lyric Example: Italian Sonnet by James DeFord
Epic Example: I Wonder by Richard Nnoli
Narrative Example: Waiting For Superman by Teddy Kimathi
Opinion, Fact, and Commonplace Assertion
Fact: A statement that can be proven true.
Commonplace Assertion: A statement that is true to some people but not supported by facts.
Examples and Memory Tricks
Fact: Mir is in the 8th Grade.
Commonplace Assertion: You will get cramps if you swim right after you eat.
Opinion: "in" is inside opinion and opinions are my thoughts and my thoughts are IN my head
Fact: If you take of the "F" it's act and everyone may not ACT good but a good way to start is to stop Lying and tell the TRUTH.
Commonplace Assertion: An assertion is a confident statement and most confident statements don;t have facts behind them