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ELA test

TermDefinition
Effect A Change that results from a specific action.
Effective Producing a desired or intended result.
Paraphrase To restate one’s words.
Consequences Something that logically or nature follows from an action or condition.
Denotation The exact literal meaning of a word.
Literal The primary or strict meaning of a word.
Connotation The suggested or implied meaning or emotion associated with a word.
Narrative A type of writing that tells a story or describes a sequence of events in an incident.
Figurative Of the nature of or involving a figure of speech.
Genre A category or type of literature.
Stanza A group of line usually very similar in length and pattern
Coherence The clear and orderly presentation of ideas in a paragraph or essay.
Internal Coherence Unity of logical connection within paragraphs.
External Coherence Unity of logical connection between paragraphs with effective.
Similie A comparison between two unlikely things, using the words like or as.
Metaphor A comparison between two unlike things in which one thing becomes another.
Personifacation A kind of metaphor that give objects or abstract ideas meanings.
Looping A strategy in which you underline an important sentence and then add two sentences of additional elaboration.
Theme The central idea, message or purpose of literary work.
Personal Narrative A personal incident that happened to you.
Sensory Details include sight, sound, touch, smell, and taste. Writers employ the five senses to engage a reader's interest. If you want your writing to jump off the page, then bring your reader into the world you are creating.
Figurative language Words, and groups of words, that exaggerate or alter the usual meanings of the component words. A literal usage is the "normal" meanings of the words.
Characterization The process by which the writer reveals the personality of a character. Characterization is revealed through direct characterization and indirect characterization. Direct Characterization tells the audience what the personality of the character is.
Created by: atvrider987