english

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dennismorales98
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english
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2013-09-15 18:45:38
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literary terms
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  1. diction
    the writers choice of words
  2. syntax
    the order in which the writers words are arranged
  3. imagery
    words that paint pictures in the readers head (also called figurative language)
  4. metaphor
    a comparison of two unlike things to create symbolic meaning
  5. similie
    using like or as to describe
  6. symbol
    something that is what it is, but stands for something else
  7. tone
    The emotional context the writers words meant to create
  8. Allusion
    a reference to something outside the text with which the writer assumes the reader will be familiar (ex. bible, history, mythology)

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