Flashcards in Bimester 4 Deck (43):
What is passive voice used for?
Passive voice is frequently used in formal situations, such as academic settings, reports, contracts, etc
In passive voice the object is...
Less important than the subject
Formula for active voice
Subject + verb + object
Passive voice formula:
Object + be-past participle verb + subject
What is paraphrasing?
To restate a text in your own words.
To paraphrase you...
Identify basic info.
Put it in your own words.
What does aqua from the latin mean?
What does spec form the latin mean?
What does adaptere from the latin mean?
What does gratus from latin mean
What does logos from greek mean
Word or reason
What does reflectere from latin mean
To bend back
What does mater from latin mean
A language that is used imaginatively rather than literal?
Figures of speech:
An expression that is not meant to be understood literally
Comparison used to understanding
Exaggeration for emphasis
Nonhuman given human traits
Compares two ideas without like, as
Like, as are used to compare two different ideas
What is imagery?
Word pictures or descriptions of your senses, also known as sensory language
Word choice of an author
The author’s attitude towards the subject
The short or long of a sentence
What are sound devices?
The musical quality of a written language
The repeated sound, word, or phrase
The repetition of consonant sounds at the behind of words
The repetition of sounds at the ends of words
The pattern of beats, or stresses, in spoken or written language
Use of symbols to represent something
What is meter
Very specific pattern
What is narrative
Tells a story, has a plot, characters and settings
Tells a story using a character’s own thoughts or spoken statements...
Express the feelings of a single speaker
Free verse has
Neither a sett pattern or rhythm nor rhyme
Look like their subject
A sonnet is
A 14-line lyric poem with formal patterns of rhyme, rhythm and line structure
A haiku is
A form of Japanese verse of three unrhymed lines of 5, 7 and 5 syllables.
What is a speaker
Imaginary voice that is speaking in a poem
Group of weak and strong stresses between the lines
Line if iambs with 5 feet