English Final Exam Review

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English Final Exam Review
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2014-06-05 01:53:01
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Englsh Final Exam 2014
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  1. Strong verbs
    ex. instead of saying he ran, you could say he dashed or raced
    Vital Verbs
  2. when the lines don't rhyme, and instead they capture the natural sound of everyday speech
    free verse
  3. imaginative language and phrases not meant to be taken literally
    figurative language
  4. when the poet uses strong descriptions to create a picture in the reader's mind
    imagery
  5. feeling or atmosphere that the reader feels
    mood
  6. the attitude the writer has toward the subject which is developed through specific diction
    tone
  7. character or voice from whose point of view a story is told
    narrator
  8. the underlying message of the story
    Theme
  9. Language that appeals to one or more of the five senses
    imagery
  10. Combining two seemingly opposite words together to create special meaning
    oxymoron
  11. the way words are arranged to create meaning
    syntax
  12. Comparison implying that one thing is another
    metaphor
  13. comparison using the words "like" or "as"
    Simile
  14. A reference in literature to some other literary work, art, famous person, place or event.
    allusion
  15. details that appeal to or evoke on one or more of the five senses- sight, sound, smell, taste,touch
    sensory details
  16. the repetition of initial consonant sounds in word that are close together
    alliteration
  17. words spoken by characters in a narrative or film
    dialogue
  18. when each line rhymes at the ends
    rhyming couplet
  19. 14 line lyric poem
    sonnet
  20. joke exploiting different possible meanings of a word

    ex. You've cat to be kitten me right meow
    pun
  21. to appeal
    evoke
  22. a character whose actions are thoughts and juxtaposed against those of a major character in order to highlight key attributes to the major character.
    foil character
  23. a rhyme involving a word in the middle of a line and another at the end of the line or in the middle of the next.
    internal rhyme
  24. connotation
    bigger type of meaning
  25. denotation
    literal meaning

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