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  1. figure of speech
  2. Overt
  3. appositional phrase
  4. pragmatic competence
  5. Noun Clause
  1. a a specific kind of figurative language, such as simile, personification, metaphor, or hyperbole.
  2. b The ability to take contextual factors into account when using and interpreting language. This includes knowledge of the real world, how speakers use and understand speech acts and the relationship between speaker and listener. For example, "It's hot in here, isn't it?" could mean "It's time to get something to eat" depending on the different factors of the situation.
  3. c A subordinate clause used as a noun
    Example: Do you know WHAT THE DOGS WILL DO NEXT?
  4. d identifies or describes a nearby noun, as illustrated in the way that 'my favourite author' indentifies the author. An embedded appostional pharse is set within the body of the sentence rather than coming at the beginning or the end.
  5. e (Adj.) Open, not hidden, expressed or revealed in a way that is easily recognized

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. the rhythmic rise and fall of oral language.
  2. Postcolonial literary criticism explores how colonization
    continues to affect former colonized societies. The literature of colonized cultures reflects their common experience of colonization, an experience that may be presented differently in the texts of colonizing nations.
  3. Stephen Krashen based on the theory that successful language acquisition depends on the learners feelings. Positive emotions surrounding learning enhance it while negative emotions do the opposite.
  4. words that are spelled alike but have different sounds and meanings (bow and arrow vs. bow of a ship) .
  5. a movement in literature and art during the late 18th and early 19th centuries that celebrated nature rather than civilization

5 True/False Questions

  1. homophonesThese are words that are pronounced the same, but have different meanings and spelling.
    example: capital (seat of the government) and capitol (government building)


  2. Neoclassicala word or phrase that is so overused that it has lost its expressive power--for example, "I slept like a log."


  3. iambicthe flaw that leads to the downfall of a tragic hero; the word comes from the Greek word hybris, meaning "excessive pride."


  4. Trickster Talea symbol, image, plot pattern, or character type that occurs often in literature, such as the hero on a dangerous quest.


  5. enumerationthe uses of different types of utterances in different context;
    aspects of language involving the practical ways of communicating with others, or the social "niceties" of language


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