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What is passive voice used for?

Passive voice is frequently used in formal situations, such as academic settings, reports, contracts, etc

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In passive voice the object is...

Less important than the subject

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Formula for active voice

Subject + verb + object

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Passive voice formula:

Object + be-past participle verb + subject

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What is paraphrasing?

To restate a text in your own words.

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To paraphrase you...

Identify basic info.
Put it in your own words.

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What does aqua from the latin mean?

Water

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What does spec form the latin mean?

See

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What does adaptere from the latin mean?

To fit

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What does gratus from latin mean

Pleasing

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What does logos from greek mean

Word or reason

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What does reflectere from latin mean

To bend back

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What does mater from latin mean

Mother

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A language that is used imaginatively rather than literal?

Figurative language

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Figures of speech:

An expression that is not meant to be understood literally

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Comparison used to understanding

Analogy

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Exaggeration for emphasis

Hyperbole

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Nonhuman given human traits

Personification

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Compares two ideas without like, as

Metaphor

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Like, as are used to compare two different ideas

Simile

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What is imagery?

Word pictures or descriptions of your senses, also known as sensory language

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Diction is

Word choice of an author

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Tone is

The author’s attitude towards the subject

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Sentence lenghts

The short or long of a sentence

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Author’s purpose

Message

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What are sound devices?

The musical quality of a written language

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Repetition:

The repeated sound, word, or phrase

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The repetition of consonant sounds at the behind of words

Alliteration

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The repetition of sounds at the ends of words

Rhyme

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The pattern of beats, or stresses, in spoken or written language

Rhythm

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Symbolism

Use of symbols to represent something

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What is meter

Very specific pattern

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What is narrative

Tells a story, has a plot, characters and settings

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Tells a story using a character’s own thoughts or spoken statements...

Dramatic poetry

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Lyric poems

Express the feelings of a single speaker

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Free verse has

Neither a sett pattern or rhythm nor rhyme

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Concrete poems...

Look like their subject

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A sonnet is

A 14-line lyric poem with formal patterns of rhyme, rhythm and line structure

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A haiku is

A form of Japanese verse of three unrhymed lines of 5, 7 and 5 syllables.

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What is a speaker

Imaginary voice that is speaking in a poem

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Foot

Group of weak and strong stresses between the lines

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Iambic pentameter

Line if iambs with 5 feet

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Iamb

First sound softer, unstressed syllable
Second sound, stronger, stressed syllable