English 9 - Final Study Guide
Terms in this set (31)
ALLISON likes to play volleyball. The person/thing doing the action in the sentence.
Allison LIKES TO PLAY VOLLEYBALL. (The action or description of the subject)
A word, phrase, or clause that does NOT form a full sentence
A group of words (including subject and predicate) that expresses a complete thought.
A person, place, thing, or idea (Balloon, pizza, cake, Joe, etc.)
A word that expresses action, a state of being or feeling, or a relation between two things (Run, thinks, is, are, etc.)
Describes a noun (Beautiful, lovely, hideous, etc.)
A word that describes a verb, an adjective, or another adverb (Quickly, happily, etc.)
A word that takes the place of a noun (He, she, it, her, etc.)
A word that expresses emotion (Yay! Congrats!)
A word used to join words or groups of words (For, And, Nor, But, Or, Yet, So)
A word or phrase that shows the relationship of a noun to another noun (at, by, in, to, from, with )
A common, often used expression that doesn't make sense if you take it literally.
A comparison using "like" or "as"
A comparison without using like or as
A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given human feelings, thoughts, or attitudes
A reference to another work of literature, person, or event (My boyfriend is such a Romeo)
the use of hints and clues to suggest what will happen later in a plot
conjoining contradictory terms (as in 'deafening silence')
a statement that seems contradictory but is actually true (I must be cruel to be kind)
Description that appeals to the senses (sight, sound, smell, touch, taste)
All the meanings, associations, or emotions that a word suggests
Central idea of a work of literature
when the audience knows what is occurring in the story but the characters do not
In this type of irony, the words literally state the opposite of the writer's true meaning
a type of irony in which events turn out the opposite of what was expected.
The narrator is a character in the story
Key words: I, me, we, our...
The reader is a part of the story, or the narrator talks directly to the reader.
Key words: you, your
Kind of narrator that is:
*Outside the story
*Telling someone else's story
*Uses 'He', 'She', 'They'
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