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English 2 EOC

English 2 Study Terms

Allusion Reference to a statement
Paradox Something that reveals the truth
Imagery Language that appeals to the senses
Personification Cat Talking
Symbol Person, Place, or Thing that stands for itself
Allegory A narrative in which characters and settings stand for abstract ideas or moral qualities
Ambiguity An element
Satire Type of Writing
Simile A comparison that uses the words like or as
Metaphor A comparison that does not use the words like or as
Hyperbole An exaggeration
Pun A play of multiple words
Idiom Expression peculiar to particular language
Foreshadow The use of clues to hint at events that will occur later in the plot
Flashback Interrupts the present action of the plot
Summery Giving a general recap of what was said and or written
Paraphrase Using your own word to repeat what the text said
Web Source Type .edu, .gov are the most reliable
Oxymoron joking
Created by: pieater44



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