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Descriptive words

Words that express quality, kind or condition.


Small elements that collectively make up a work.


The form of language spoken by people in a particular region or group.


The use of descriptive language to create vivid word pictures that appeal to the senses.


An intentional contrast between what is expected and what occurs.


The atmosphere or feeling the writer creates for the reader.


The controlling/main idea of a work of literature. Usualy a general statement about life.


A writer's attitude toward his or her subject.

Word Choice

Specific words an author uses to convey mood or tone.


A character or force in conflict with a main character, or protagonist


The main character of a literary work.

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