Grade 11 English Regents Vocabulary
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A character or force in conflict with the main character
repetition of vowel sounds
the process by which the writer reveals the personality of a character
language that contains figures of speech, such as similes and metaphors, in order to create associations that are imaginative rather than literal.
the use of hints and clues to suggest what will happen later in a plot
language that appeals to the senses
the use of words to convey a meaning that is the opposite of its literal meaning
a comparison of two unlike things without using the word like or as.
the use of words that sound like what they mean (pow, buzz)
When two words are next to each other that have opposite meanings, but they create a new meaning (jumbo shrimp)
two or more ideas that are opposite in meaning (It was the best of times, it was the worst of times."
giving human qualities to animals or objects
what happens in the story
point of view
the angle from which the story is told
the main character
Word or phrase used two or more times in close proximity
a comparison of two unlike things using the word like or as.
group of lines in a poem
something that stands for something else
The main idea or meaning of a text. Often, this is an insight about human life revealed in a literary work
the author's attitude toward the subject (tone = 'tude)
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