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10 terms

Vocabulary 1.1

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suffix
follows a word root to change its meaning or part of speech
illustrate
to make clear by using an example, picture, or demonstration
reveal
to show or tell something that was previously hidden or not talked about
plot
the sequence of events in a story
primarily
first; most important.
theme
The main idea or meaning of a text. Often, this is an insight about human life revealed in a literary work
prefix
a syllable or word that comes before a root word to change its meaning
purpose
one's intention, goal, or objective in a piece of writing
connotation
the feelings or emotions surrounding/associated with a word, beyond its literal meaning. Generally positive or negative in nature.
denotation
The dictionary definition of a word