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1. Sentence connectors

1.1. further

1.2. furthermore

1.3. moreover

1.4. additionally

1.5. in addition to

1.6. as a result

1.7. besides

1.8. especially

1.9. particularly

1.10. in particular

1.11. in other words

1.12. similarly

1.13. likewise

1.14. all in all

1.15. in short

1.16. to sum up

1.17. at last

1.18. finally

1.19. eventually

1.20. last but not least

1.21. put simply

1.22. with regard to

1.23. concerning

1.24. with reference to

1.25. however

1.26. nevertheless

1.27. although

1.28. yet

1.29. even though

1.30. even if

1.31. all these things considered

1.32. aside from

1.33. to start with

1.34. last of all

1.35. first of all

1.36. originally

1.37. formerly

1.38. recently

1.39. lately

1.40. usually

1.41. actually

1.42. in fact

1.43. due to

1.44. ever since

1.45. so that

1.46. because

1.47. in order to

1.48. on the contrary

1.49. basically

1.50. as a matter of fact

1.51. in the end

1.52. whereas

1.53. in contrast to

1.54. according to

1.55. undoubtedly

1.56. theoretically

1.57. in case

1.58. obviously

1.59. amazingly

1.60. surprisingly

1.61. fortunately

1.62. unfortunately

1.63. understandably

1.64. generally

1.65. specifically

1.66. in general

1.67. frankly

1.68. definitely

1.69. thus

1.70. in spite of

1.71. consequently

1.72. meanwhile

1.73. to begin with

1.74. on the one hand ... on the other hand

1.75. in the first place

2. Phrases for Characterization

2.1. Another important fact is (that) ...

2.2. Another significant aspect is...

2.3. From this one can conclude that ...

2.4. It is quite apparent that ...

2.5. Proof of this can be found in ...,. when x ....

2.6. Since x is portrayed as a ..., x can be called a ...

2.7. This behavior clearly indicates that x ...

2.8. This is an example of ...

2.9. This reveals that x ...

2.10. This shows that x is ....

2.11. This very feature becomes apparent in ..., when x ...

2.12. To sum up...

2.13. Finally ...

2.14. x also appears (to be) ...

2.15. x is described as...

2.16. x is portrayed as ...

2.17. x likes to be...

2.18. x represents (the) ...

2.19. x seems to be...

3. Adjectives for characterization

3.1. mood

3.1.1. vivid

3.1.2. balanced

3.1.3. happy

3.1.4. controlled

3.1.5. sober

3.1.6. cheerful

3.1.7. bad-tempered

3.1.8. passionate

3.2. emotional aspects

3.2.1. sensitive

3.2.2. sensible

3.2.3. insensitive

3.2.4. hard-boiled

3.2.5. hot tempered

3.2.6. crude

3.2.7. rude

3.2.8. cool

3.2.9. lively

3.2.10. tender

3.2.11. mellow

3.3. self-confidence

3.3.1. independent

3.3.2. self-confident

3.3.3. hesitating

3.3.4. cowardly

3.3.5. thoughtful

3.3.6. dependent

3.3.7. brave

3.3.8. nervous

3.3.9. rebellious

3.4. moral orientation

3.4.1. virtuous

3.4.2. straightforward

3.4.3. dutiful

3.4.4. responsible

3.4.5. irresponsible

3.4.6. grateful

3.4.7. faithful

3.4.8. careful

3.4.9. noble

3.4.10. unfaithful

3.4.11. sloppy

3.5. intellectual abilities

3.5.1. ambitious

3.5.2. clever

3.5.3. naïve

3.5.4. reasonable

3.5.5. charismatic

3.5.6. experienced

3.5.7. imaginative

3.5.8. unimaginative

3.5.9. irrational

3.5.10. ignorant

3.5.11. superficial

3.5.12. modest

3.6. social aspects

3.6.1. successful

3.6.2. pleasant

3.6.3. social

3.6.4. good-natured

3.6.5. superior

3.6.6. open-minded

3.6.7. tolerant

3.6.8. understanding

3.6.9. boastful

3.6.10. arrogant

3.6.11. jealous

3.6.12. unselfish

3.6.13. helpful

3.6.14. kind

3.6.15. strict

3.6.16. soft

3.6.17. peaceful

3.6.18. nice

3.6.19. adapted

3.6.20. nasty

3.6.21. generous

3.6.22. merciless

3.6.23. resentful

3.6.24. calculating

3.6.25. intriguing

3.6.26. modest

3.6.27. rejecting

3.6.28. repulsive

3.6.29. unsuccessful

4. Summary

4.1. Introduction

4.1.1. is about...

4.1.2. deals with ...

4.1.3. presents ...

4.1.4. deals with the question if/ why/…

4.1.5. (Title) is a novel by (author).

4.1.6. (Title) was written by (author).

4.1.7. The story is about (topic).

4.1.8. The novel tells the story of (hero/topic).

4.1.9. In (title) by (author), the reader is taken

4.1.10. into (place/time of story).

4.1.11. (Title) is the story of (hero/action/...)

4.1.12. (Title) is set in the period of (event).

4.2. The author

4.2.1. says, states, points out that ...

4.2.2. claims, believes thinks that ...

4.2.3. describes, explains, makes clear that/why …

4.2.4. uses examples to confirm/prove that …

4.2.5. doubts, asks the question if ...

4.2.6. agrees/ disagrees with the thesis/ view that …

4.2.7. contradicts the view/ opinion that …

4.2.8. criticizes/ analyses/ comments on …

4.2.9. concludes that …

4.2.10. shows that it is important to consider …

4.2.11. contrasts x with Y / compares X to Y…

4.2.12. tries to express …

4.2.13. tries to convince the reader

4.2.14. argues that …

4.2.15. suggests that sth. should be done to/ against/ for …

4.2.16. appeals to the reader/government/ ? to …

4.3. Structure

4.3.1. The text consists of .../ may be divided into ...

4.3.2. The first part/ introduction goes as far as line …

4.3.3. The last part/ conclusion begins with line …

4.3.4. In the second part the text is concerned with …

4.3.5. At the beginning the author introduces the main thesis/ characters …

4.3.6. The result is that…

4.3.7. Another example (of this) can be found in line …

4.3.8. There is a clear break when …

4.3.9. The climax is reached when …

4.4. Characters

4.4.1. X is presented as …/ seems to be …/ appears to be …

4.4.2. In this situation he reacts by …

4.4.3. X develops from … to …

4.4.4. His reaction shows that …/ is a result of …/ prove that …

4.4.5. X’s behaviour changes in the course of the action/ story/ scene

4.4.6. X’s weak point is …

4.4.7. The relationship between X and Y seems to be one of …

4.5. Content

4.5.1. As the story begins, ...

4.5.2. During ...

4.5.3. While ...

4.5.4. As/When ...

4.5.5. Since/As ...

4.5.6. Just then ...

4.5.7. After ...

4.5.8. Before ...

4.5.9. Before long ...

4.5.10. Soon ...

4.5.11. Soon afterwards ...

4.5.12. As soon as ...

4.5.13. One day/evening ...

4.5.14. The following day ...

4.5.15. Some time later ...

4.5.16. Hours/Months/Years later, ....

4.5.17. By morning/the next day/the time ...

4.5.18. Meanwhile ...

4.5.19. However, ...

4.5.20. Again/Once again ...

4.5.21. At this point ...

4.5.22. To his surprise ...

4.5.23. This incident is/was followed by ...

4.5.24. To make matters even worse ...

4.5.25. Eventually, .../Finally, ...