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SATP English 10 Retest Vocabulary Practice
Vocabulary terms that are useful to know for the SATP2
Terms in this set (42)
This is the reason for creating written work.
This is a word or phrase that means the opposite of another word or phrase.
This is to separate a whole into its parts.
This is a comparison based on a similarity between things that are otherwise dissimilar.
This is the reference to a person, place, or event from history, literature, or religion with which a reader is likely to be familiar.
This refers to the feelings and associations that go beyond the dictionary definition of a word.
These are in the text surrounding a word and give hints for the meaning of the word.
The literal definition of a word is also called its _____.
This is a form of language that is characteristic of a particular place or by a particular group of people.
This is the writer's choice of words, including the vocabulary used, the appropriateness of the words, and the vividness of the language.
This is the substitution of an agreeable or nonoffensive phrase for one that might be unpleasant or offensive.
This is a sustained comparison in which a subject is written or spoken of as if it were something else.
This goes beyond the literal meanings of words to create special effects or feelings.
This is a scene, a conversation, or an even that interrupts the present action to show something that happened in the past.
This is the use of hints in written works about what will happen later.
This kind of language usually has longer sentences and a greater variety of words than everyday speech. Slang, contractions, and jargon are avoided.
This is the category or type of literature.
This is extreme exaggeration used in a literary work.
This is a phrase in common use that can not be understood by literal or ordinary meanings.
This is the use of language that appeals to the five senses--touch, taste, smell, hearing, and sight.
This is a suggested, but not stated, definition.
This is to get a conclusion from the facts or context; to figure out what is being implied by reading between the lines.
This is what people use in everyday speech. It usually consists of fairly short sentences and simple vocabulary. It is called _____ speech or language.
This is the contrast between appearance and reality or what is expected and what actually happens.
This is the ordinary, usual, or exact meaning of words, phrases, or passages. No figurative language or interpretation is involved.
A type of tool or strategy to enhance an author's style.
This is a direct comparison of two things, in which they are said to be (in some sense) the same thing.
This is when the meaning is NOT exact or word for word. It is figurative and it requires interpretation.
A subtle difference in meaning.
This is a type of figurative language in which human qualities are given to nonhuman things.
This is a group of words used as a single part of speech.
This is an author's intention, reason, or drive for writing the piece.
These are words built on the same root word.
This is writing that uses humor to ridicule or criticize individuals, ideas, or institutions in hopes of improving them.
These are images to help the reader see or hear or feel things. These are details that appeal to the senses.
This is vernacular speech that is not accepted as suitable for highly formal usage, but is much used in conversation.
This is a talk or public address.
This is a person, place, thing, or event that represents something more than itself in a literary work.
This is a word or phrase that has the same or almost the same meaning as another word or phrase.
This is the way words and phrases are utilized correctly in written or spoken language.
This is when someone says the opposite of what he or she really means.
This is another way of saying "diction." This can help reveal (a) the tone of the work, (b) connotations of meaning, and/or (c) his style of writing.
imaginary part of a complex number
Not subject to becoming immoral or dishonest
Energy which is a result of an object's height above the earth is ? energy.
what is the primary characteristic of a student with a learning disability?
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