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MIU 8 Vocab

MIU8 Vocabulary

TermDefinition
Simile Makes a comparison using the words "like" or "as"
Metaphor Makes a comparison of two different things without a word of comparison
Personification Describes something nonhuman as if it had human qualities
Hyperbole An extreme exaggeration
Alliteration The repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
Rhyme The use of rhyming words at the end or within two or more lines of poetry
Act a major section of a play usually made up several scenes
Scene A subdivision of an act; usually indicates a specific location and time
Scrip the written text of a play
Dialogue The lines spoken by the actors; in the script, preceded by the name of the character that is to speak the words
Blank Verse Un rhymed verse
Tone The writers attitude or feelings toward his or her subject
Allusion a reference to a well-known person, place, thing or event that the writer assumes the reader will be familiar with
Drama A story written to be performed by actors
Stanza A group of lines written within a poem.
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