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cite

to mention in support, proof, or confirmation

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figurative language

Figurative language is very common in poetry, but is also used in prose and nonfiction writing as well.

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dialogue

conversation between two or more people as a feature of a book, play, or movie

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tone

a musical or vocal sound with reference to its pitch, quality, and strength.

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mood

a state or quality of feeling at a particular time:

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paraphrase

express the meaning of (the writer or speaker or something written or spoken)

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elaborate

involving many carefully arranged parts or detail

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theme

the subject of a talk, a piece of writing

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central idea

The central idea is the central, unifying element of the story

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judgement

an act or instance of judging.

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thesis

a proposition stated or put forward for consideration

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convey

to carry, bring, or take from one place to another

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pronoun

substitutes for nouns and noun phrases

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connotation

the associated or secondary meaning of a word or expression in addition to its explicit or primary meaning

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denotation

the explicit or direct meaning or set of meanings of a word or expression

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precise

to quote

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verb

person place or thing

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adverb

member of a class of words that function as modifiers of verbs