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English 2

QuestionAnswer
Textual Evidence relating to.
Explicit stated clearly and in detail, leaving no room for confusion or doubt.
Inference a conclusion reached on the basis of evidence and reasoning.
Theme the subject of a talk, a piece of writing, a person's thoughts, or an exhibition; a topic.
Central Idea unifying element of the story
Objective summary summary of an object
Subjective Summary writing or summary of a subject.
Figurative Meaning meaning of a phrase.
Connotation an idea or feeling that a word invokes in addition to its literal or primary meaning.
Denotation the literal or primary meaning of a word, in contrast to the feelings or ideas that the word suggests.
Nuance a subtle difference in or shade of meaning, expression, or sound.
Tone the general character or attitude of a place, piece of writing, situation, etc.
Formal done in accordance with rules of convention or etiquette; suitable for or constituting an official or important situation or occasion.
Informal having a relaxed, friendly, or unofficial style, manner, or nature.
Syntax the arrangement of words and phrases to create well-formed sentences in a language.
Diction the choice and use of words and phrases in speech or writing. the style of enunciation in speaking or singing.
Text Structure how the text is written out.
Parallel Plots problems that happen often.
Flashbacks When a character goes back in time and explains what happen or what he or she saw.
Foreshadowing be a warning or indication of (a future event).
Suspense An Exciting feeling.
Mystery something that is difficult or impossible to understand or explain.
Tension emotional feeling between 2 or more characters.
Point of View the reason of the story or poem.
Order of Ideas organize your ideas before writing a story.
Textual Connections making connections with words.
Claim the truth of an event or statement.
Author’s Purpose Why did the author write the story?
Persuade Convinces someone or something to do something.
Entertain Give the reader something fun and funny to read.
Inform Give the reader information about an event.
Context Clues clues to found out what a word means using words surrounding it.
Parts of Speech wha words you use to speak.
Figurative Language language that can not be taken literally.
Metaphor fact or draws a verbal picture by the use of comparison. without using like or as.
Simile comparing 2 or more things using like or as.
Personification A figure of speech in which human characteristics are given to an animal or an object.
Onomatopoeia The use of a word to describe or imitate a natural sound or the sound made by an object or an action.
Alliteration The repetition of the same initial letter, sound, or group of sounds in a series of words. Alliteration includes tongue twisters.
Hyperbole An exaggeration that is so dramatic that no one would believe the statement is true. Tall tales are hyperboles.
Allusion an expression designed to call something to mind without mentioning it explicitly; an indirect or passing reference.
Symbolism A figure describing a person.
Imagery A image made by using the 5 senses.
Euphemism a mild or indirect word or expression substituted for one considered to be too harsh or blunt when referring to something unpleasant or embarrassing.
Oxymoron a figure of speech in which apparently contradictory terms appear in conjunction
Characterization How a character is told and described.
Created by: XxGunPrimexX