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English 1101 Exam Study-Guide
Chapter Six
I) Narration:
1) Stories read –
A) Only Daughter
B) Sixty Nine Cents
C) My Mother Never Worked
D) Thirty-Eight Who Saw Murder
E) My Field of Dreams
2) Terminology –
A) Narration: The pattern of development that tells a story. B) Thesis Statement: An essays main idea; the idea that all the points in the body of the essay support. C) Chronological Order: The time sequence of events. Chronological order is used to organize a narrative; is also used to structure a process essay. D) Flash-Backs: Shifts into the past.

E) Verb-Tense: Recounts events in a fixed order.
F) Transitions: Words or expressions that link ideas in a piece of writing. Long essays frequently contain transitional paragraphs that connect one part of the essay to another. Writers use a variety of transitional expressions. For example (Afterward, Because, Consequently, For instance, Furthermore, However and Likewise) G) Introduction: An essays opening.

H) Body Paragraphs: Paragraphs that develop and support and essay’s thesis. I) Conclusion: The group of sentences or paragraphs that brings the essay to a close. J) Cliché: An overused expression. For example (Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, The good die young, or A picture is worth a thousand words) Chapter Seven

II) Description:
1) Stories Read –
A) Building and Learning
Objective Description
B) Valley of the windmills
Subjective description
C) Panacea
D) Ground Zero
E) Words Left Unspoken
F) Knoxville; Summer 1915
G) Building and Learning
2) Terminology –
A) Objective Description – A detached factual picture presented in a plain and direct manner. It strives for that is free of value judgments. B) Visuals - Diagrams, drawings or photographs.
C) Subjective Description - A description that contains value judgments. For example, (A saintly person) D) Connotations – The associations, meanings, or feelings a word suggest beyond its literal meaning. E) Denotations –...
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