9th Lit: Unit 1 Vocabulary
Terms in this set (20)
The arrangement of words and phrases to create well-formed sentences in a language.
Description that appeals to the senses (sight, sound, smell, touch, taste)
A writers distinctive use of language
Any writing that is not poetry
literary work in which special intensity is given to the expression of feelings and ideas by the use of distinctive style and rhythm; poems collectively or as a genre of literature.
a speaker or character who tells a story
The telling of a story or an account of an event or series of events.
A method of narration in which present action is temporarily interrupted so that the reader can witness past events
A writer's or speaker's choice of words
The dictionary definition of a word
the implied or associative meaning of a word
A comparison of two unlike things using like or as
A direct comparison of two unlike things
the opposite of exaggeration. It is a technique for developing irony and/or humor where one writes or says less than intended.
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
Repetition of a vowel sound within two or more words in close proximity
Repetition of a consonant sound within two or more words in close proximity.
Drawing conclusion from evidence
Attitude a writer takes toward the audience, a subject, or a character