10 terms

NWEA Vocabulary RIT 221-230 Set B

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aphorism
A brief, cleverly worded statement that makes a wise observation about life.
consonance
the repetition of consonants (or consonant patterns) especially at the ends of words
contrast
the act of distinguishing by comparing differences
form
to compose or represent:"This wall forms the background of the stage setting"
journalism
the profession of reporting or photographing or editing news stories for one of the media
literature
published writings in a particular style on a particular subject
quotation
a passage or expression that is quoted or cited
tale
a short piece of fiction; a report that is probably untrue
term
a word or expression used for some particular thing
tone
the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people