a brief statement or account of the main points of something.
Summary
combine (a number of things) into a coherent whole.
Synthesize
Connecting background knowledge to what you are reading
Making connections
of or relating to sensation or the physical senses; transmitted or perceived by the senses.
Sensory
a conclusion reached on the basis of evidence and reason
Inferences
examine methodically and in detail the constitution or structure of (something, especially information), typically for purposes of explanation and interpretation.
Analyze
evidence from a text (fiction or nonfiction) that you can use to illustrate your ideas and support your arguments.
Textual evidence
Refers to information that is implied or inferred because it's not clearly stated
Draw conclusions
the objective analysis and evaluation of an issue in order to form a judgment
Critical thinking
the subject of a talk, a piece of writing, a person's thoughts, or an exhibition; a topic.
Theme
language that uses words or expressions with a meaning that is different from the literal interpretation.
Figurative language
the patterns of rhythm and sound used in poetry.
Prosody
a piece of writing that partakes of the nature of both speech and song that is nearly always rhythmical, usually metaphorical, and often exhibits such formal elements as meter, rhyme, and stanzaic structure.
Poem
elements are a strong visual means of indicating relationships.
Graphic elements
literary work in which special intensity is given to the expression of feelings and ideas by the use of distinctive style and rhythm; poems collectively or as a genre of literature.
Poetry
the use of symbols to represent ideas or qualities.
Symbolism
a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning, typically a moral or political one.
Allegory
an expression designed to call something to mind without mentioning it explicitly; an indirect or passing reference.
Allusion