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A-Day Vocab

Vocabulary for English

Illustrate To show or reveal
Simile To compare using "like" or "as"
Sensory Language Language that apples to the senses
Alliteration Starting words in a sentence with the same consonants
Epic Poetry A poem concerning a heroic story of some sort; a lengthy narrative poem
Lyrical Poetry A poem illustrating the emotions of a person or thing
3rd Person Objective The narrative is spoken by a seemingly neutral observer
Mood The way the reader feels about a story
Tone The way the author feels about a story
Inference An educated guess made from background knowledge and text connection
Claim The point the author is trying to make in a persuasive essay
3rd Person Omniscient The narrative is spoken by an all knowing observer; the author tells you everything there is to know about the story
3rd Person Limited The narrative is spoken usually by the person that is going through it; the reader gets only the thought of one person
Excerpt A fragment of a piece of literature
Theme A universal truth that the author is trying to convey
Created by: schwartz_844565