"I'm drowning in homework."
hyperbole
Soda attracted girls like honey draws flies...
simile
"Chaos is a friend of mine."
personification
"My life has been a series of doors in my face."
metaphor
Princess Leia aimed her phaser at the Storm Troopers, "Pew! Pew!"
onomatopoeia
His cereal got super soggy so Chris cried.
Alliteration
"It was a dark and stormy night."
mood
"Let's go out and play outside!"
tone
"Simple Simon met a pieman, going to the fair."
Rhyme
"We were careful with our cigarettes - if that old church catches on fire there's no stopping it."
Foreshadowing
Who is telling the story? First person, second, or third?
point of view
"...Three Blind Mice. How does the tune go?" asked Christopher. "Really, Mr. Wren."
dialogue
Ponyboy's ______ for running away.
Motive
We can't always judge people by what they look like.
Theme
The reader realizes that the landlady is up to something sinister and that Billy Weaver won't make it out of the house... alive.
Dramatic irony
"I remembered that it was a blue Mustang that had pulled up beside the vacant lot and that Johnny's face had been cut up by someone wearing rings..."
Flashback
A. You have brains in your head. B. You have feet in your shoes. C. You can steer yourself, B. Any direction you choose.
rhyme scheme
"We're poorer than the Socs and the middle class." is written in _____ POV
First person
Character vs. ______________ - Ponyboy copes with grief and guilt over the deaths of Johnny and Dally.
character
Character vs. ___________ - With their long, oily hair, the Greasers, struggle to fit in.
society
Like a paragraph in an essay, but in a poem
stanza