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Eng7PropagandaPoli

Eng7 Propaganda and Politics

TermDefinition
medium artistic form of communication; examples include film
plot what happens in a story; the sequence of events
act An act is a part of a play defined by elements such as rising action
audience the intended readers to whom the author is writing
climax the point of highest action in a story; the turning point
conflict a clash or struggle between people
connotation a shade of meaning in a word or phrase that makes it different from other words or phrases with similar meanings
contrive create or bring about (an object or a situation) by deliberate use of skill
critical involving careful analysis and judgment
denotation the dictionary meaning of a word or phrase
drama another word for play
emotional appeal an argument that tries to persuade by affecting people’s feelings
entreat ask someone earnestly or anxiously to do something
foreshadowing a technique authors use to give clues about or to suggest what is going to happen
impart make (information) known; communicate
inference a guess or conclusion based on evidence and clues
loaded language biased words used to stir up positive or negative feelings
logical fallacy false logic caused by an error in reasoning
media a form of communication
metaphor a figure of speech that suggests or states a comparison between two unlike things
meter the arrangement of words in poetry based on rhythm
mood the emotions or feelings that are conveyed in a literary work
oration a formal public speech
propaganda the use of ideas
purpose the reason for writing
resolution the solution or working out of a literary conflict
rhetoric the art of using language skillfully and persuasively
rhythm a regular pattern of sound and beats within a poem
scene A scene is a part of an act defined with the changing of characters.
script the written text of a play
subplot a story line or plot that is secondary to the main plot
synthesize combine or blend to make something new
theme the main message that an author wants to communicate to a reader
tone the writer's attitude toward the topic or subject
Created by: lfrost_id