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English 2 Terms

Mrs.Stricklands Class English Terms

Point of view Perspective
1st Point of view I, We, Me, Us
3rd Point of view Limited Tells about 1/2 characters thoughts, feelings, actions
3rd Point of view Objective Narrator reveals what is seen and heard
3rd point of view Omniscient Character is god like
Irony What reader expects contrasts what really happens
Dramatic irony When audience knows something the characters don't know
Situational Irony What reader expects versus what actually happens
Verbal Irony Sarcasm
Credible Trusted Source
Unreliable Narrator Biased and lies
Voice Writers use of Language
Persona A mask of voice
Surprise ending Resolves story in unexpected way
Theme Central Idea
Rhyme Repetition of Sounds
Rhythm Base
Meter Length of a line in poetry Length of a line in poetry
Alliteration Repetition of individual letter or sound
Onomatopoeia Words that mimic their sound
Repetition Repeating of a word or phase
Refrain Repetition of 1 or more phrases or lines
Simile Comparison between 2 things using like, as, so, or than
Metaphor Implied comparison between 2 unrelated things
Hyperbole Exaggeration
Personification Giving Human Characteristics to inanimate objects
Symbol A word or image that symbolizes something
Free verse Poetry with no rules
Assonance Repetition of internal vowel sounds in nearby words that do not end the same
Consonance A common type of near rhyme that consists of identical consonant sounds
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