English Final

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churchchild97
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53594
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English Final
Updated:
2010-12-05 21:19:38
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First Tri English study cards
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  1. Metaphor
    Comparison between unlike things
  2. Simile
    comparison between unlike things using "like"
  3. Hyperbole
    exaggeration
  4. Personification
    • Giving an item human traits
    • Tips:
    • 1.give a name
    • 2.Give a personality trait
    • 3. Make it say something
  5. Idiom
    Figurative expression not to be taken litteraly
  6. Ideas
    The message, thesis, and topic
  7. Organization
    skeleton, foundation
  8. Word Choice
    figurative language, strong verbs, imagery
  9. FLuency
    sassy sentences; rhythm/flow; no frags/run-ons
  10. Voice
    writer's original fingerprints; there's unique attitude/style
  11. Conventions
    editorial corrections.
  12. Presentation
    Correct MLA
  13. Cliche
    Over-used expression/situation
  14. Verbal Irony
    Sarcasm
  15. Allusion
    A indirect reference to something else
  16. euphemism
    mild word/phrase substituted for a more blunt or painful one; hides the truth
  17. Cacophemism
    harmful, insult, inappropriate, tactless word/phrase
  18. backwords p
    start a new paragraph
  19. squigly line with >
    follow it and insert direct words
  20. circle
    capitalization/punctuation/spelling/formatting
  21. Rising action
    complications
  22. Climax
    turning point
  23. Denoument
    Epilogue

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