10 terms

Regular Vocab - Terms Test 2

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Homophone
One of two or more words pronounced alike, but different in spelling or meaning
Hyperbole
An exaggeration or overstatement
Idiomatic Language
An expression peculiar to itself grammatically or that cannot be understood if taken literally
Implicit
Meanings which, though unexpressed in the literal text, may be understood by the reader
Inference
A judgment based on reasoning rather than on direct or explicit statement
Limerick
A light or humorous verse form of five lines
Literary Conflict
The struggle that grows out of the interplay of the two opposing forces in a plot.
Literary Devices
Tools used by the author to enliven and provide voice to the writing
Literary Elements
The essential techniques used in literature
Narrative
Text which conveys a story or which relates events or dialogue