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8th Grade English Vocabulary List #2

audience (n.)
The person(s) reading a text, listening to a speaker, or observing a performance.
line (n.)
persona (n.)
purpose (n.)
an intended or desired result; end; aim; goal e.g., the poet's or speaker's purpose
stanza (n.)
style (n.)
tone (n.)
the writer's attitude toward the material and/or readers; also, a modulation of the voice expressing a particular feeling or mood e.g., playful, angry, or serious; also, tone of voice
verse (n.)
word choice (n.)
bankrupt (adj.)
at the end of one's resources; lacking e.g., to be morally bankrupt; similar to, but distinct from, being financially bankrupt; "Hod Putt"
epitaph (n.)
euphemism (n.)
irony (n.)
the use of words to convey a meaning that is the opposite of its literal meaning; an outcome of events contrary to what was, or might have been, expected distinct from coincidence; ""Hod Putt"
thwarted (adj. as used)
"The Hill"
venerable (adj.)
"The Hill"