VHS 9th gr English Vocabulary

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  1. Rhyme
    The repetition of sound(s).
  2. Diction
    The words an author chooses to give a certain effect.
  3. Simile
    A comparison of two unlike objects/things using "like" or "as"
  4. Personification
    Giving human characteristics to non-human things.  (Ex.: if these walls could speak.)
  5. Alliteration
    Consecutive/adjacent words that BEGIN with the same CONSONANT SOUND
  6. Tone
    The stance a writer takes towards a subject.  The tone sends a message to the reader.
  7. Mood
    The feeling/atmosphere of a piece, how the piece makes the reader feel.
  8. Echo
    The repetition of key words or ideas for effect.
  9. Assonance
    Consecutive/adjacent words that BEGIN with the same VOWEL SOUND.
  10. Rhythm
    The internal "feel" of the BEAT when poetry is read aloud.

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VHS 9th gr English Vocabulary
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2012-09-27 20:14:45
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These are the vocabulary required for English in 9th grade at VHS
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