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One of two or more words spelled and pronounced alike but different in meaning.
One of two or more words pronounced alike but different in meaning or derivation or spelling.
A phrase that modifies a noun or a pronoun. Infinitive phrases
Adjectival phrase
A word that describes somebody or something
A word that modifies a verb, an adjective, or another adverb
A phrase that modifies a verb, an adjective, or another adverb.
Adverbial phrase
A story in which people, things, and actions represent an idea or generalization about life;
The repetition of initial consonant sounds in words
Allusion A reference in literature, or in visual or performing arts, to a familiar person, place, thing, or event.
An image, a descriptive detail, a plot pattern, or a character type that occurs frequently in literature, myth, religion, or folklore and is, therefore, believed to evoke profound emotions.
A speech or writing intended to convince by establishing truth
A dramatic device in which a character speaks his or her thoughts aloud, in words meant to be heard by the audience but not by the other characters.
The repetition of vowel sounds without the repetition of consonants.
A poem in verse form that tells a story
person who takes part in the action of a story, novel, or a play.
The method a writer uses to develop characters. There are four basic methods: (a) a writer may describe a characters physical appearance; (b) a characters nature may be revealed through his/her own speech, thoughts, feelings, or actions; (c) the spee
Characterization/Character development
In ancient Greece, the groups of dancers and singers who participated in religious festivals and dramatic performances. In poetry, the refrain.
A group of related words that has both a subject and a predicate
A trite or stereotyped phrase or expression. A hackneyed theme, plot, or situation in fiction or drama.
The high point, or turning point, in a storyusually the most intense point near the end of a story.
Words having a common linguistic origin.
In narration, the struggle between the opposing forces that moves the plot forward.
The attitudes and feelings associated with a word. These associations can be negative or positive, and have an important influence on style and meaning.
The repetition of consonant sounds within and at the ends of words
A single image or comparison that extends throughout a literary work and shapes its meaning.
Controlling image
literal or dictionary definition of a word.
The process by which a writer uses words to create a picture of a scene, an event, or a character
particular variety of language spoken in one place by a distinct group of people.
between two or more people that advances the action, is consistent with the character of the speakers, and serves to give relief from passages essentially descriptive or expository.
An authors choice of words based on their correctness, clearness, or effectiveness.
Two successive letters that make a single sound.
Speech sound beginning with one vowel sound and moving to another vowel sound within the same syllable.
Formal, extended expression of thought on a subject, either spoken or written
A play; a form of literature that is intended to be performed before an audience.
Drama/Dramatic literature
Replace or delete words, phrases, and sentences that sound awkward or confusing, and correct errors in spelling, usage, mechanics, and grammar.
A long narrative that tells of the deeds and adventures of a hero or heroine
A quotation on the title page of a book or a motto heading a section of a work, suggesting what the theme or central idea will be.
An adjective or phrase used to express the characteristic of a person or thing in poetry
A brief work of nonfiction that offers an opinion on a subject
Writing that is intended to make clear or to explain something using one or more of the following methods: identification, definition, classification, illustration, comparison, and analysis.
Exposition/Expository text
A comparison between unlike things that serves as a unifying element throughout a series of sentences or a whole piece.
*Extended metaphor
A short, simple story that teaches a lesson
A story written for, or told to, children that includes elements of magic and magical folk such as fairies, elves, or goblins.
Fairy tale
In the plot of a story, the action that occurs after the climax.
Falling action
Imaginative works of prose, primarily the novel and the short story.
Language that communicates ideas beyond the ordinary or literal meaning of the words
Figurative language
Literary device used to create a special effect or feeling, often by making some type of comparison
Figure of speech
word recognition, rapid decoding, and checking for meaning.
A short narrative handed down through oral tradition, with various tellers and groups modifying it, so that it acquired cumulative authorship
A writers use of hints or clues to indicate events that will occur in a story.
A category of literature
A verb form that ends in ing and is used as a noun
The study of the structure and features of a language
A mythological or legendary figure often of divine descent who is endowed with great strength or ability
Two rhyming lines written in iambic pentameter
*Heroic couplet
One of two or more words spelled alike but different in meaning and derivation or pronunciation
An intentional exaggeration for emphasis or comic effect.
A metrical line of five feet or units, each made up of an unstressed then a stressed syllable. F
Iambic pentameter
A phrase or expression that means something different from what the words actually say.
Words and phrases that create vivid sensory experiences for the reader.
Fictional writing in story, dramatic, or poetic form.
Imaginative/Literary text
A work or performance that is done on the spur of the moment, without conscious preparation or preliminary drafts or rehearsals
Presents a complete thought and can stand alone as a sentence
Independent clause
A verb form that is usually introduced by to
writing in narrative or non-narrative form that is intended to inform.
Informational/Expository text
Rhyme that occurs within a single line of poetry
*Internal rhyme
The contrast between expectation and reality
Language used in a certain profession or by a particular group of people.
The ability to read, write, speak, and understand words.
In informational or expository writing, the most important thought or overall position.
Main idea
A figure of speech that makes a comparison between two things that are basically different but have something in common
In poetry, the recurrence of a rhythmic pattern.
The feeling or atmosphere that a writer creates for the reader.
The lesson taught in a work such as a fable; a simple type of theme
A traditional story passed down through generations that explains why the world is the way it is.
Writing that relates an event or a series of events; a story
The person or voice telling the story.
Writing about real people, places, and events.
written to inform, explain, or persuade that does not use narrative structure to achieve its purpose.
Non-narrative nonfiction
word that is the class name of something: a person, place, thing, or idea
An extended work of fiction
The use of a word whose sound suggests its meaning,
The part of the syllable that precedes the vowel.
Pertaining to spoken words.
A word, phrase, or sentence that reads the same backward or forward.
A statement that seems to contradict itself, but, in fact, reveals some element of truth.

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