Can be simple or complex.
“I have a dream . . .” as MLK Jr. once said.
“I saw a bird as beautiful as the summer sky as it rises above the horizon.”
ALWAYS has a (?) question mark.
If you ask enough of them they become self-explanatory.
“Do stars burn out ?”
“Why are my eyes colored ?”
“Why is global warming such a problem ?”
May need more than 1 or 2 words.
Used to give orders and make requests.
Always ends in a (!) exclamation point if used to make requests.
Always ends in (.) a period to give orders.
** In many sentences YOU is not spoken but is understood.
A True story about a persons life
Are very interesting stories
Are NOT by the person they are about
Are written using second hand accounts
SECOND-HAND ACCOUNTS –writings that are left behind, diaries, newspapers, and letters, etc.
Are books written by the person they are about
Auto- means self (ex. Automobile is self driven. Autopilot is a plane that flies by itself)
Most are written in Prose, but can be written in poems, plays, or songs
Are make-believe, or fairytales such as Alice in Wonderland, or Pollyanna
Not everything has to be made-up, can have true parts with a twist, or true facts in a made-up story. Ex. You could have a story about traveling through space, that is not true. But, the moon, gravity force, wind, stars, yourself, a spaceshutle, etc.
Is ALL true
Ex. Biographies, and autobiographies, newspaper articles, and school reports, and history
IE. A report on the 1989 earthquake in San Francisco
Idioms and Metaphors
Etymology:Latin phrasis, from Greek, from phrazein to point out, explain, tell
a characteristic manner or style of expression :