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Writers use various methods to introduce and develop ideas and individuals in their texts. Some of the methods used by the writers of the texts in this module are included below.
Terms in this set (12)
reference to a (usually well-known) different text, person, or event to provide a connection, comparison, or additional information
a comparison that explains a potentially new idea or thing by connecting it to a different and familiar idea or thing; often more involved than a simple metaphor or simile, but an analogy may use them in its elaboration
a short and interesting, sometimes funny, story; may include rich description and dialogue (see definitions below)
groups or divisions of people, things, or ideas regarded as having shared characteristics
used by authors to show similarities or differences between things or ideas as a way to convey more precise information
(also see allusion, analogy, metaphor, simile)
specific and vivid details told often with imagery; could be physical description of an individual or moment or general description of an idea or concept; often includes highly connotative word choice
the actual words spoken by an individual to another individual; written with quotations marks
specific instances or samples to illustrate an idea or concept
direct explanation by an author about the topic
an often implied or indirect comparison that connects two unrelated things or ideas based on a common characteristic; states that one thing is the other without using like or as
the thoughts of an individual that are not necessarily shared aloud with other individuals but that are shared with the reader
a direct comparison that shows the similarities between two different things or ideas; uses like or as to show similarity
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