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english 5.6

english terms 5.6

appositive a noun or a pronoun that renames or explains another noun or pronoun
appositive phrase a noun or a pronoun and its modifiers that together rename or explain another noun or pronoun
call to action a passage urging readers to take a specific action in support of the views of the author
hook a surprising or intriguing passage, idea, or image used to grab the reader’s attention, usually at the beginning of a work
logical fallacy false logic caused by an error in reasoning
modifier a word, a phrase, or a clause that describes and modifies, or changes, the meaning of a word
noun a word that names a person, a place, a thing, or an idea
pronoun a word that stands for one or more nouns
style the words the writer chooses and the way the writer arranges the words into sentences
thesis statement the sentence that states the main idea of an essay
tone the attitude of the writer toward the topic or subject
transition a word or phrase that connects ideas
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