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15 terms
English Terminology
Adjective
Adverb
Alliteration
Emotive language
A word that describes a noun, e.g. beautiful
A word that describes a verb, e.g. quickly
Repeated sounds at the start of 2 or more words, e.g. sizzlin…
Language that makes the reader feel a certain emotion, such a…
Adjective
A word that describes a noun, e.g. beautiful
Adverb
A word that describes a verb, e.g. quickly
7 terms
English Terminology
Oxford Comma
Complex Sentences
Compound Sentences
Homophones
The last comma in a series before the conjuction
A complex sentence that contains one Independent Clause and o…
A complete sentence that contains two Independent Clauses joi…
...
Oxford Comma
The last comma in a series before the conjuction
Complex Sentences
A complex sentence that contains one Independent Clause and o…
98 terms
English - terminology
sentence/independent clause
simple clause
Complex sentence
Finite clause
virke
yksinäislause
yhdyslause
I like that.
sentence/independent clause
virke
simple clause
yksinäislause
22 terms
Terminology English
Verb
Adjective
Adverb
Noun
Describes an action or state of being: walk, am, is, write.
Describes a noun- happy, angry, grey.
Describes how, when, why or how often a verb is done: quickly…
Naming word: can name a person, place, thing, feeling.
Verb
Describes an action or state of being: walk, am, is, write.
Adjective
Describes a noun- happy, angry, grey.
32 terms
English Terminology
Antagonist
Protagonist
Dynamic
Static
Character against protagonist; villain with evil qualities
Leading character, usually has good and bad qualities
Character changes over the course of the book
Character that stays the same throughout the work
Antagonist
Character against protagonist; villain with evil qualities
Protagonist
Leading character, usually has good and bad qualities
127 terms
English Terminology
Content
Context
Attitudes
Purpose
What the text is about
Things outside the text which may shape its meaning, e.g. whe…
The opinions expressed in the text
The reason the text has been produced, e.g. to entertain, inf…
Content
What the text is about
Context
Things outside the text which may shape its meaning, e.g. whe…
76 terms
English Terminology
expletive
parallelism
Antithesis
Hypophora
syllable, word, or phrase containing no meaning, ... eg. in fac…
sentences structures similarly - adds balance and rhythm to p…
establishes clear relationship between two ideas by joining t…
raising a question and then proceeding to answer them
expletive
syllable, word, or phrase containing no meaning, ... eg. in fac…
parallelism
sentences structures similarly - adds balance and rhythm to p…
54 terms
English Terminology
cumulative structure
periodic structure
balanced structure
idiom
makes complete sense if brought to a close before the actual…
not grammatically complete until the very end; a long and fre…
the phrases or clauses balance each other by virtue of their…
a speech form or an expression of a given language that is pe…
cumulative structure
makes complete sense if brought to a close before the actual…
periodic structure
not grammatically complete until the very end; a long and fre…
32 terms
English Terminology
Antagonist
Protagonist
Dynamic
Static
Character against protagonist; villain with evil qualities
Leading character, usually has good and bad qualities
Character changes over the course of the book
Character that stays the same throughout the work
Antagonist
Character against protagonist; villain with evil qualities
Protagonist
Leading character, usually has good and bad qualities
11 terms
English Terminology
Theme
Thematic statement
absolute phrase
paraphrase
Universal; transcends time and place
a sentence that states the authors belief about the theme
a sentence that's purpose is to add description to an importa…
to reword
Theme
Universal; transcends time and place
Thematic statement
a sentence that states the authors belief about the theme
10 terms
English Terminology
Simple Sentence
Compound Sentence
Complex Sentence
Structure
Contains one idea or clause, usually only one verb.
Contains two clauses that are joined by a connective/conjunct…
Contains a main clause and a subordinate clause that cannot s…
The way the words in a sentence are organised and relate to e…
Simple Sentence
Contains one idea or clause, usually only one verb.
Compound Sentence
Contains two clauses that are joined by a connective/conjunct…
9 terms
English Terminology
Peripeteia
Anagnorisis
Nemesis
Stichomythia
change where the action veers to the opposite
moment of understanding on the part of the hero
Fate that cannot be escaped
Rapid Fire Dialogue
Peripeteia
change where the action veers to the opposite
Anagnorisis
moment of understanding on the part of the hero
33 terms
English terminology
Common noun
Abstract noun
Proper noun
Verb
A thing that is tangible eg chair
Idea/concept/state of being eg love
Person or place
Doing word
Common noun
A thing that is tangible eg chair
Abstract noun
Idea/concept/state of being eg love
58 terms
LA: English Terminology
allegory
analogy
anecdote
aphorism
A literary work in which characters, objects, or actions repr…
A comparison of two different things that are similar in some…
A brief narrative that focuses on a particular incident or ev…
A brief, cleverly worded statement that makes a wise observat…
allegory
A literary work in which characters, objects, or actions repr…
analogy
A comparison of two different things that are similar in some…
7 terms
English Terminology
Epic
Epithet
Epic Simile
Epic Hero
Long narative poem:... •contains adeventure... •central heroic figu…
A term, often repeated, characterizes a person or thing
Heroic or epic event compared to everyday events; usually lon…
•a character who remains brave and loyal... •a clever, skillful…
Epic
Long narative poem:... •contains adeventure... •central heroic figu…
Epithet
A term, often repeated, characterizes a person or thing
56 terms
English Terminology
Adjective
Adverb
Alliteration
Ambiguity
A describing word
A word that modifies the meaning of an adjective or verb
The occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning
The quality of being open to more than one interpretation
Adjective
A describing word
Adverb
A word that modifies the meaning of an adjective or verb
33 terms
English Terminology
Expository Prose
Persuasive Prose
narrative prose
memoir
Prose arranged to explain and analyze information
Prose arranged to prove the validity of an idea, or point of…
ordinary language arranged to convey a sequence of events tha…
narratives that convey the memories of the author, retelling…
Expository Prose
Prose arranged to explain and analyze information
Persuasive Prose
Prose arranged to prove the validity of an idea, or point of…
45 terms
English terminology
Aesthetic
Analyse
Appreciation
Attitudes
A sense of beauty or an appreciation of artistic expression
Consider in detail, identifying patterns, similarities and di…
The act of discerning quality and value of literary texts
Outlook or a specific feeling about something (values underli…
Aesthetic
A sense of beauty or an appreciation of artistic expression
Analyse
Consider in detail, identifying patterns, similarities and di…
45 terms
English terminology.
Third person
Possessive pronoun
Demonstrative pronoun
Monosyllabic lexis.
him, her, he, she, it and the plural: them, those.
my, mine, our, your, his, hers ad theirs.
this, that and those.
words of one syllable.
Third person
him, her, he, she, it and the plural: them, those.
Possessive pronoun
my, mine, our, your, his, hers ad theirs.
9 terms
English terminology
Nouns
Adjectives
Verbs
Adverbs
Names of people, places, events, ideas, objects and actions
Words used to describe nouns
Labels of actions
Used to describe a verb
Nouns
Names of people, places, events, ideas, objects and actions
Adjectives
Words used to describe nouns
25 terms
English terminology
backstory
characters
character trait
climax
events that have happened before the play begins
a person in a play or novel
a distinctive quality of a character
the high point of a play or act
backstory
events that have happened before the play begins
characters
a person in a play or novel
21 terms
English terminology
Literary canon
Stylistics
Context
Discourse event
A collection of authors and texts that is considered 'high st…
The study of texts do using carefully on language and providi…
The external factors that shape how texts are produced and re…
An act of communication occurring in a specific time and loca…
Literary canon
A collection of authors and texts that is considered 'high st…
Stylistics
The study of texts do using carefully on language and providi…
26 terms
english terminology
dramatic irony
adjective
adverb
verb
the audience know something that the character don't
describe a noun
describe a verb
action/doing word
dramatic irony
the audience know something that the character don't
adjective
describe a noun
34 terms
English Terminology
ALLEGORY
ALLUSION
ANALOGY
ANAPHORA
Extended narrative in which characters, events or setting rep…
a reference to something cultural, historical or literary tha…
An extended comparison between two seemingly dissimilar things.
Repetition of the same word or group of words at the beginnin…
ALLEGORY
Extended narrative in which characters, events or setting rep…
ALLUSION
a reference to something cultural, historical or literary tha…
213 terms
English Literature Terminology
abstract
act
allegory
alliteration
(n) a general term, referring to a broad concept as opposed t…
(n) a major subunit into which a play is divided. The number…
(n) "A story or visual image with a second distinct meaning p…
(n) Repetition of initial consonant sounds... ex: wondrous weepi…
abstract
(n) a general term, referring to a broad concept as opposed t…
act
(n) a major subunit into which a play is divided. The number…
42 terms
English terminology
Allegory
Allusion
Ambiguity
Anaphora
Any writing in verse or prose that has a double meaning.
A casual reference in literature to a person, place, event, o…
Any wording, action, or symbol that can be read in divergent…
The intentional repetition of beginning clauses in order to c…
Allegory
Any writing in verse or prose that has a double meaning.
Allusion
A casual reference in literature to a person, place, event, o…
54 terms
English terminology
Salacious
Benevolent
Spurious
Fallacious
Having and conveying undue or indecent interest in sexual mat…
Well meaning and kindly I.e. Gracious, altruistic, philanthro…
Not being what it purports to be. False or fake or illegitima…
Based on mistaken belief I.e. Erroneous, inexact, imprecise,…
Salacious
Having and conveying undue or indecent interest in sexual mat…
Benevolent
Well meaning and kindly I.e. Gracious, altruistic, philanthro…
47 terms
English terminology
Comparative
Common noun
Active verb
Adjective
An adjective that relates one thing in some way to another an…
A naming word for something that is tangible. Can be touched.…
A word that represents a physical action e.g. Jump, run, swim…
A describing word that modifies a noun.
Comparative
An adjective that relates one thing in some way to another an…
Common noun
A naming word for something that is tangible. Can be touched.…
106 terms
English Terminology
anaphora
alission
sibilance
assonance
the repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of succes…
two words shortened to one
the repetition of an 's' sound
similar vowels repeated e.g. look, book, took
anaphora
the repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of succes…
alission
two words shortened to one
77 terms
English Terminology
Enjambment
Melancholy
Pensive
Caesura
The continuation of a sentence without a pause beyond the end…
A feeling of pensive sadness- usually with no real cause
Engaged in, involving, or reflecting deep or serious thought
Deliberate pause before a word
Enjambment
The continuation of a sentence without a pause beyond the end…
Melancholy
A feeling of pensive sadness- usually with no real cause
English Terminology
Abstract
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
that which is intangible, not of the physical world ... Example:…
a form of extended metaphor in which characters and /or story…
repetition of initial consonant sounds ... Example: Rubber baby…
a casual and brief reference to a famous historical event, li…
Abstract
that which is intangible, not of the physical world ... Example:…
Allegory
a form of extended metaphor in which characters and /or story…
English Terminology
Slang
Abbreviation
Acronym
Idioms
Words and language that are regarded as informal.
Abbreviation a shortened form of saying a phrase
Acronym A word formed as an abbreviation from the initial com…
It is an expression that has meaning that is not deduced from…
Slang
Words and language that are regarded as informal.
Abbreviation
Abbreviation a shortened form of saying a phrase
25 terms
English terminology
Implied reader
Discourse community
Mode
Blended-mode
A constructed image of an idealised reader.
A group of people with shared interests and belief systems wh…
The physical channel of communication : either speech or writ…
A text which contains conventional elements of both speech an…
Implied reader
A constructed image of an idealised reader.
Discourse community
A group of people with shared interests and belief systems wh…
22 terms
English Terminology
Accent
Adjacency pairs
Agenda
Back channel features
How words are pronounced
Pairs of statements or questions and answers that follow each…
Topic or purpose of the conversation
Words, phrases and non-verbal utterances used by a listener w…
Accent
How words are pronounced
Adjacency pairs
Pairs of statements or questions and answers that follow each…
English Terminology
Abstract Nouns
Abbreviation
Acronym
Active Construction (voice)
Love, Freedom.
Man U
NASA
The big dog CHASED the police car.
Abstract Nouns
Love, Freedom.
Abbreviation
Man U
14 terms
English Terminology
Adjective
Adverb
Alliteration
Emotive language
A word that describes a noun, e.g. beautiful
A word that describes a verb, e.g. quickly
Repeated sounds at the start of 2 or more words, e.g. sizzlin…
Language that makes the reader feel a certain emotion, such a…
Adjective
A word that describes a noun, e.g. beautiful
Adverb
A word that describes a verb, e.g. quickly
76 terms
English Terminology
Alliteration
Ambiguity
Anaphora
Antithesis
Where words start with the same letter
Where a word or phrase has two or more possible meanings
A rhetorical device that consists of repeating a sequence of…
A figure of speech in which words and phrases with opposite m…
Alliteration
Where words start with the same letter
Ambiguity
Where a word or phrase has two or more possible meanings
84 terms
English terminology
Verb
Material process
Adverb
Imperative
A doing word
Represents a physical action 'jump, sleep, run'
A describing word that modifies all types of words, excluding…
When a sentence is issuing a commad
Verb
A doing word
Material process
Represents a physical action 'jump, sleep, run'
38 terms
English Terminology
Definite article
Indefinite article
Modal verb
Superlative
e.g. THE dog
e.g. A dog
A verb which expresses a degree of possibility or necessity.…
An adjective that displays the most extreme value of its qual…
Definite article
e.g. THE dog
Indefinite article
e.g. A dog
12 terms
English Terminology
Altruistic
Aversion
Ambivalent
Angular
Unselfish.
A strong dislike.
Mixed feelings.
Having angles or sharp-corners.
Altruistic
Unselfish.
Aversion
A strong dislike.
15 terms
English Terminology
Onomatopoeia
Assonance
Consonance
Antithesis
the formation of a word from a sound associated with what is…
Repetition of vowel sounds
repetition of consonants
contrast between character themes and purpose
Onomatopoeia
the formation of a word from a sound associated with what is…
Assonance
Repetition of vowel sounds
10 terms
English terminology
Camera, edit, visual and sound
The situation at the beginning
Climax
Plot
What is CEVS
Exposition
The most dramatic or high point of the action
What happens in the story
Camera, edit, visual and sound
What is CEVS
The situation at the beginning
Exposition
58 terms
English terminology
Active voice
Allusion
Alternate rhyme
Anapaest
The grammatical structure where the subject is the actor of t…
To refer to something indirectly or metaphorically
abab
Two unstressed syllables followed by a stressed syllable
Active voice
The grammatical structure where the subject is the actor of t…
Allusion
To refer to something indirectly or metaphorically
20 terms
English terminology
Alliteration
Assonance
Cliché
Colloquial
The same letter at the beginning of a two or more of words cl…
The repetition of two or more vowel sounds or of two or more…
A phrase used so much it becomes meaningless.
Informal language.
Alliteration
The same letter at the beginning of a two or more of words cl…
Assonance
The repetition of two or more vowel sounds or of two or more…
11 terms
English Terminology
noun
pronoun
adjective
verb
a person, place, thing, or idea
a word used to take the place of one or more nouns or pronouns
a word used to modify a noun or pronoun
expresses an action or a state of being
noun
a person, place, thing, or idea
pronoun
a word used to take the place of one or more nouns or pronouns
93 terms
English Terminology
abstract noun
adverb of degree
adverb of frequency
adverb of manner
Love
Very
Usually
Quickly
abstract noun
Love
adverb of degree
Very
146 terms
English terminology
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
An extended metaphor developped throughout an wntire story, w…
Repetition of same consonant sounds in 2+ closely related wor…
Reference... Literary... Biblical... Historical... Mythological
Likeness between 2 things that are otherwise unlike
Allegory
An extended metaphor developped throughout an wntire story, w…
Alliteration
Repetition of same consonant sounds in 2+ closely related wor…
52 terms
English terminology
Acronym
Adjacency pair
Adjective
Adverb
Word formed from the initial letters of other words
Predictable pattern of a two-part conversation
Describes a noun
Tells us more about a verb
Acronym
Word formed from the initial letters of other words
Adjacency pair
Predictable pattern of a two-part conversation
38 terms
English terminology
introduction
exposition
rising action
the action of introducing something
introduces the principle characters... indicates the setting... sug…
the min conflict is introduced and becomes more complicated…
introduction
the action of introducing something
exposition
introduces the principle characters... indicates the setting... sug…
62 terms
English Terminology
Active Voice
Anapest
Archaisms
Asyndetic Listing
A grammatical structure in which the subject is the actor of…
A unit of poetic meter containing 2 unstressed syllables foll…
A word / phrase no longer in current use
The omission of co-ordinating conjunctions as a feature of rh…
Active Voice
A grammatical structure in which the subject is the actor of…
Anapest
A unit of poetic meter containing 2 unstressed syllables foll…
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