Subject Specific Vocabulary: English

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omniscientall-seeing and all-knowing. The omniscient narrator of a story knows more than the reader about the situation and how it will developpacethe speed at which something happens, for example the speed at which the story developspatoisthe dialect (manner of speaking) of people from a particular area or regionpun'play on words' - the use of word with a double meaningsettingthe description of the time period and location a story is setsimilean imaginative comparison using 'like' or 'as'slanginformal languagesymbolismthe use of one thing to represent anotherthird-person narrativean account of events using (so using 'he', 'she' or 'they' rather than 'I' or 'we')viewpointthe position from which a character sees things