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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…
33 terms
English Terminology
Alliteration
Cliche
Comparison
Caesura
Adjacent or closely connected words beginning with the same l…
A word or phrase that is overused and shows a lack of origina…
A consideration of the similarities or dissimilarities of two…
A break in the middle of a line of poetry
Alliteration
Adjacent or closely connected words beginning with the same l…
Cliche
A word or phrase that is overused and shows a lack of origina…
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
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
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
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…
45 terms
English Terminology
alliteration
allusion
antagonist
characterization
repeated sound ... Ex: Some Smug Slug
a direct or indirect reference to something; book film myth p…
the character or force that is opposition to the protagonist…
revealing the personality of the characters ... Ex: Snow whites…
alliteration
repeated sound ... Ex: Some Smug Slug
allusion
a direct or indirect reference to something; book film myth p…
English terminology
Personification
Cliche
Onomatopoeia
Alliteration
Giving an object human attributes
An overly used passage
A word that represents a sound
The repetition of a consonant sound in a passage
Personification
Giving an object human attributes
Cliche
An overly used passage
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.
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
English Terminology
Epic (or Homeric) Simile
Epic (and characteristics)
Epic Hero (and characteristics)
Epithet
a comparison of epic events to every day events; they are lon…
long narrative poem; 5 CHARACTERISTICS: contains adventure, c…
a character who remains brave and loyal; clever, skillful lea…
a term often repeated used to characterize a person or thing;…
Epic (or Homeric) Simile
a comparison of epic events to every day events; they are lon…
Epic (and characteristics)
long narrative poem; 5 CHARACTERISTICS: contains adventure, c…
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…
English Terminology
Anthropomorphic
Hubris
Nemesis
Até
gods in the shape of man
excessive pride
opposing downfall
temporary madness
Anthropomorphic
gods in the shape of man
Hubris
excessive pride
English Terminology
Alliteration
Allusion
Addressee
Anaphora
repetition of letter sounds
Reference to person place or other works
The implied listener of the poem
Repetition of words at the start of a clause
Alliteration
repetition of letter sounds
Allusion
Reference to person place or other works
English Terminology
alliteration
Assonance
Colloquial
Dialect
the first letter of a word is repeated in words that follow;…
the same vowel sound is repeated but the consonants are diffe…
language that is used in speech with an informal meaning; 'ch…
the version of language spoken by particular people in a part…
alliteration
the first letter of a word is repeated in words that follow;…
Assonance
the same vowel sound is repeated but the consonants are diffe…
English Terminology
Lexis
Holophrastic sentence
Asyndetic sentence
Polysyndetic sentence
Another word for language- the vocabulary we choose
A single word sentence- the whole 'idea' is conveyed by that…
Listing within a sentence (individual words or clauses) witho…
Listing within a sentence (individual words or clauses) with…
Lexis
Another word for language- the vocabulary we choose
Holophrastic sentence
A single word sentence- the whole 'idea' is conveyed by that…
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…
35 terms
English Terminology
Academic writing
Article
Bandwagon appeal
Citation
Writing done in an academic or scholarly context, such as for…
a piece of writing included with others in a newspaper, magaz…
A logical fallacy that argues for thinking or acting a certai…
In a text, the act of giving information from a source. a quo…
Academic writing
Writing done in an academic or scholarly context, such as for…
Article
a piece of writing included with others in a newspaper, magaz…
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
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
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…
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…
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
English Terminology
Altruistic
Aversion
Ambivalent
Angular
Unselfish.
A strong dislike.
Mixed feelings.
Having angles or sharp-corners.
Altruistic
Unselfish.
Aversion
A strong dislike.
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
69 terms
English Terminology
parallelism
mood
conceit
atmosphere
the grammatical or rhetorical framing of words, phrases,sente…
the verbal units and a speaker's attitude
a fanciful expression, usually in the form of an extended met…
the emotional mood created by the entirety of a literary work
parallelism
the grammatical or rhetorical framing of words, phrases,sente…
mood
the verbal units and a speaker's attitude
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
44 terms
English Terminology
Plot line (and each step in progression)
Conflict (and the five types)
Setting
Flashback
The act in in a story which builds and grows as the story dev…
The problem in a story which triggers the action; man vs. man…
The time and place in which the action of a literary work occ…
Returning to an earlier time in a story for the purpose of ma…
Plot line (and each step in progression)
The act in in a story which builds and grows as the story dev…
Conflict (and the five types)
The problem in a story which triggers the action; man vs. man…
English terminology
Noun
Proper noun
Abstract noun
Concrete noun
Name of an object
Name of place- London
A pain or feeling anything non physical
Countable- table, people ... Non countable- furniture, population
Noun
Name of an object
Proper noun
Name of place- London
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…
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
English Terminology
Simile
Metaphor
Personification
Alliteration
A comparison of two unlike things using 'like' or 'as'
A direct comparison of two unlike things.
Giving human qualities to inanimate objects
Repeated repetition of consonants
Simile
A comparison of two unlike things using 'like' or 'as'
Metaphor
A direct comparison of two unlike things.
10 terms
English Terminology
Argument
Factual Evidence
Anecdotal Evidence
Deductive Reasoning
claim or set of claims - cannot be proven
statistics, specifics, surveys, quotes
personal, specific examples
a basic form of valid reasoning; starts out with a general st…
Argument
claim or set of claims - cannot be proven
Factual Evidence
statistics, specifics, surveys, quotes
35 terms
English Terminology
Archetype
Theme
Antithesis
Juxtaposition
Original model from which something is developed or made (ima…
A statement the text conveys about the subject of the literar…
A rhetorical device in which two ideas are directly opposed
Rhetorical device in which normally associated ideas, words,…
Archetype
Original model from which something is developed or made (ima…
Theme
A statement the text conveys about the subject of the literar…
English Terminology
forms
biography
autobiography
memoir
biographies, autobiographies, memoirs, essays, and news artic…
an account of a person's life written by someone else
is a writer's account of his or her own life
a type of autobiography that usually focuses on a significant…
forms
biographies, autobiographies, memoirs, essays, and news artic…
biography
an account of a person's life written by someone else
47 terms
English Terminology
Point of View
1st Person Point of View
Limited point of view
Unlimited point of view
The way a story is told.
I outside quotation marks, in the story telling the story
1 at most
2 or more
Point of View
The way a story is told.
1st Person Point of View
I outside quotation marks, in the story telling the story
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
46 terms
English Terminology
Abstract
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
That which is intangible, not of the physical world; honor, c…
A form of extended metaphor in which characters and/ or story…
Repetition of initial consonant sounds
A casual and brief reference to a famous historical event, li…
Abstract
That which is intangible, not of the physical world; honor, c…
Allegory
A form of extended metaphor in which characters and/ or story…
English Terminology
allegory
allusion
alliteration
analogy
a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
a comparison between two things, typically on the basis of th…
allegory
a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
allusion
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
English terminology
Coherence
Cohesion
Syntax
Syllable
Organising ideas in a logical way.
Joining sentences together.
Sentence structuring
A part of a word that contains a vowel sound.
Coherence
Organising ideas in a logical way.
Cohesion
Joining sentences together.
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
13 terms
English Terminology
Author's Purpose
Context Clues
Claim
Dialogue
the reason the author decides to write about a specific topic
hints the author gives to help identify words
belief about the question;
conversation between two or more people as a feature of a boo…
Author's Purpose
the reason the author decides to write about a specific topic
Context Clues
hints the author gives to help identify words
English Terminology
Feign
Predilection
Squalor
Ramshackle
Pretend to be affected by
A preference or special liking for something; a bias in favor…
A state of being extremely dirty and unpleasant, especially a…
A state of severe disrepair
Feign
Pretend to be affected by
Predilection
A preference or special liking for something; a bias in favor…
English Terminology
Abstract noun
Alliteration
Audience
Antonyms
A noun that refers to a concept, state, quality or emotion (s…
Repetition of sounds at the beginning of words (sizzling saus…
One's listener or readership; those to whom a speech or piece…
words that have opposite meanings (cold, hot)
Abstract noun
A noun that refers to a concept, state, quality or emotion (s…
Alliteration
Repetition of sounds at the beginning of words (sizzling saus…
21 terms
english terminology
alliteration
archetype
kenning
epic poem
the repeating of a letter or sound at the beginning of words
a universal imaginative pattern characters setting object plot
a compound expression using two nouns portraying a metaphoric…
a long, narrative poem that is usually about heroic deeds and…
alliteration
the repeating of a letter or sound at the beginning of words
archetype
a universal imaginative pattern characters setting object plot
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…
105 terms
English Terminology
Ad Hominem
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
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Ad Hominem
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Allegory
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