Spelling Test List 1: Literature Terms

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Spelling Test List 1 Definitions.


 
  
Created Aug 29, 2012
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What is the definition of definition?
 
The act of defining or making definite, distinct or clear.
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What is the definition of context clues?
 
Sources of information outside of words that readers may use to predict the identities...
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What is the definition of restatement? 
 
To state again or in a new way.
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What is the definition of example?
 
 One of a number of things, or a part of something, taken to show the character of a whole.
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What is the definition of comparison?
 
The act of comparing.
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What is the definition of contrast?
 
To compare in order to show unlikeness or differences; note the opposite natures, purposes,...
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What is the definition of structure?
 
The relationship or organization of the component parts of a work of art or literature. 
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What is the definition of organization?
 
The act or process of organizing.
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What is the definition of article?
 
A written composition in prose, usually nonfiction, on a specific topic, forming an independent...
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What is the definition of novel?
 
A fictitious prose narrative of considerable length and complexity, portraying characters...
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What is the definition of poem?
 
A composition in verse, especially one that is characterizedby a highly developed artistic form and by the use ofheightened language and rhythm to express an intenselyimaginative interpretation of the subject.
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What is the definition of cause?
 
A person or thing that acts, happens, or exists in such a waythat some specific thing happens as a result; the producer...
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What is the definition of effect?
 
Something that is produced by an agency or cause.
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What is the definition of perspective?
 
The state of one's ideas, the facts known to one, etc., inhaving a meaningful interrelationship.
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What is the definition of statistics?
 
the science that deals with thecollection, classification, analysis, and interpretation ofnumerical facts or data, and that, by use of mathematicaltheories of probability, imposes order and regularity onaggregates of more or less disparate elements.
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What is the definition of characterization?
 
The creation and convincing representation of fictitious characters. 
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What is the definition of fiction?
 
The class of literature comprising works of imaginativenarration, especially in prose form.
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What is the definition of non-fiction?
 
The branch of literature comprising works of narrative prosedealing with or offering opinions or conjectures upon factsand reality, including biography, history, and the essay (opposed to fiction and distinguished from poetry and...
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What is the definition of autobiography?
 
A history of a person's life 
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What is the definition of biography?
 
A written account of another person's life.


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