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CyberHigh English 2A, Unit 3 (MOST IMPORTANT LIST)
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a word that describes another word, usually a noun
a word that describes a verb, or the action of the sentence
the repetition of the same consonant sound of words, such as "Sally sold seashells down by the seashore."
the repetition of the same vowel sound of words, such as "of course the horse is full of remorse," and "the echoes bound to a joyful sound"
the people, animals, or imaginary characters in the plot of a poem or story
the meaning of the word not directly expressed, a feeling it commonly suggests, or the implied meaning
determining the meaning of the word by using the surrounding text
two lines of verse, each containing complete thoughts, that rhyme
tries to decide
a word's dictionary definition or literal meaning
when words share the same sounds, like "boot" and "shoot" or "sum" and "gum"
writing that comes mainly from an author's imagination, although it may be inspired by real people or events
a specific type of literature like fiction, nonfiction, short story, poetry, etc.
idea maps which allow writers to view their ideas on paper and to think of a logical way to structure their essays
words and phrases that appeal to a reader's senses of sight, smell, touch, hearing, or taste
the meaning of the word, phrase or situation is directly opposite of the intended meaning
a comparison between two things that are relatively unlike but have something in common; it does not use the words "like" or "as"
the rhythm, or pattern of sounds, in the words of a poem
a poem that tells a story
a character who describes the action of a story in his or her own words
a word that sounds like the action it is representing, like "zoom," "buzz," "ding-dong," or "bang"
a term used to describe when an author gives human characteristics to inanimate objects or animals
point of view
signifies the way a story gets told or the way an author presents the reader with the characters, dialogue, and events of a story
a term meant to include all other types of writing not organized into the lines and rhythms of poetry
words rhyme when they share the same sounds, like "boot" and "shoot" or "sum" and "gum"
the pattern in which a poem rhymes; identified by assigning letters of the alphabet to the sounds at the end of the lines
a scoring guide for essays that gives expectations by categories of scores
the practice of reading a poem and marking the stressed and unstressed syllables; a stressed syllable of a word is marked with a ( ´ ) mark and an unstressed syllable is marked with a ( ˘ )
the particular time and place in which the events within a story or poem occur, real or imaginary
a comparison between two different things indicated by the word "like" or "as"
(sometimes called imperfect rhyme) words that rhyme because the last consonant sound in the words are the same but the vowel sounds are different, like "moved" and "loved" or "bone" and "gone"
a poem of fixed form; one of the more popular forms of poetry among European and American poets
the narrator of a poem
groups of lines within a poem
an accent or greater amount of force given to one syllable of a word than another
a term used to describe when an object has a deeper meaning than what its surface indicates. For example, a skull is not always just a skull, it often represents death, or a rose is a symbol for love
a word that has relatively the same meaning as another word; for example, 'happy' and 'joyful' or 'angry' and 'mad'
the overall message received by the reader after reading a poem; generally an insight about life or human nature
a type of dictionary that gives synonyms and antonyms of words
the way a writer implies certain ideas and opinions without directly stating them to the reader
themes to which many people from many different cultures can relate
another name for the lines of a poem
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