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LA9: Style in a Variety of Literature
Terms in this set (20)
Author's word choice, syntax, and language work together to establish meaning in the text.
Syntax: Sentence Structure
The way a sentence is arranged, grammatically.
The choice and use of words and phrases in speech or writing.
Represents various overtones, cultural implications, emotional meanings associated with a word.
The explicit meaning of a word. Refers to the literal meaning, the 'dictionary definition.'
Point of View
The perspective from which a work is written.
A narrator, in literature, film, or theatre, whose credibility has been seriously compromised.
Characters speak to one another. Shows the style of the author and the style of each character
Go beyond the literal meanings of the words to give the readers new insights.
Creation of a fictional character using physical appearance, dialogue, behaviors, and choices.
This term can be referred to as perspective or tone of the writer, like serious or humorous.
Evokes feelings in readers through words and descriptions; it creates an emotional situation
Methods a director uses to communicate meaning/evoke particular emotional responses in viewers
Time and place in which a story takes place.
An issue in a narrative around which the whole story revolves.
The central message or idea in a story stated in a complete sentence.
Hints of what's to come.
An incongruity between expectations for a situation and what actually happens.
Descriptive words that re-create sensory experiences for the reader, the five senses are used.
Where exaggeration is used to create a strong effect.
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