As a literary device, an allegory is a metaphor whose vehicle may be a character,
place or ... The people watch shadows projected on the wall by things passing in
front of a fire ... The allegory wa...
Irony. ... When an author's actual intent is carried in words of the opposite
meaning the ... Something that often conveys the author's true intent is the of the
Something that often conveys the author's true intent is the of the piece? tone. 6
people ... What is something you need to do while reading an op-ed piece?
something they hate, but all writers have some perspective or attitude. The
attitude or ... conveys in writing is suggestive of the tone of a speaker's voice.
Tone is ...
We examine what a text does to convey meaning: how patterns of content and
language ... They are reluctant to trade the safety of repeating an author's
remarks for ... of an action, the essence of a behavior, or the intent of a political
decision. ... of an intention behind the work, an attempt to portray something a
3) Identify the author's purpose for writing a passage or the author's tone ...
correct answer in a main-idea question must be entirely true and complete. ...
Wrong answers for main idea questions are often: ... idea that is being conveyed.
... describe something, explain a process, define a term, refute a claim, analyze a
purposes they hope to achieve by any piece of work. ... Of course, readers must
do something to accomplish all this: in order to ... true—the shoes are costly). .....
More often a writer's purposes are honest, and the ... The message that words
convey depends on the purpose of the words within the .... with a scholarly intent.
“intent” on traveling to the North Pole but acknowledges that the journey ...
reached by trains, or question how often people travel. ... for, or to pay no
attention to something. ... Choices A, B, and C are incorrect because the author
does not state that the .... transgenic studies were “lab-bound thought
experiments come true.
While frequently humorous, trickster tales often convey serious social critiques. ....
true trickster pattern holds in twenty-first century African American literature. .... of
tricksters tales.4 Since these were some of the key things that whites denied to ...