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Word choice

Diction

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Error in which two sentences are joined without punctuation

Fused

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Error in which two sentences are joined with only a comma

Comma splice

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Error: no comma with a FANBOY joining independent clauses

Comma error

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Using sentences with different lengths and beginnings

Variety

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Writing that explains something, describes, or gives information

Exposition

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Statement that appears to contradict itself but has meaning

Paradox

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Literary term for making fun of something with the intention of positive change

Satire

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Whether a pronoun is first, second, or third

Person

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By order of time

Chronological

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Little story added to your writing to make it more interesting

Anecdote

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Sentence that organizes essays includes paragraph topics

Thesis

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Poetry about emotions

Lyric

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Poetry that tells a story

Narrative

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Words like however, therefore, consequently

Conjunctive adverbs

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14 line poem

Sonnet

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Whether a pronoun is masculine or feminine

Gender

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Noun that comes beside the noun and renames it

Appositive

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Something that is out of place in its time period

Anachronism

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Whether a pronoun is singular or plural

Number

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Am, is, are, was, were,

Linking verbs

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What can follow a linking verb?

Predicate noun and predicate adjective

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Bubba hit me the ball

S+V+IO+DO

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Opposites combine to form a meaning

Oxymoron

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Group of words

Phrase

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Group of words with a subject and predicate

Clause

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Verbal that is to + a verb

Infinitive

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Verbal that ends in ING or ED and used as an adjective

Participle

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Verbal that ends in ING and used as a noun

Gerund

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Type of conjunction that uses FANBOYS

Coordinating

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Type of conjunction that uses because, after, until, if, and since

Subordinating

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Pronouns like whom, who, whose, which, and that and begin with dependent clauses

Relative

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Noun function that follows linking verb and renames subject

Predicate noun

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I, we, you, he, she, it, they

Subject pronouns

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Me, us, you, him, her, it, them

Objective pronouns

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Sentence type with one independent and one or more dependent clauses

Complex

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Sentence type with two or more independent and one or more independent

Compound complex

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Sentence type with two or more independent clauses

Compound

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Point of view in which author tells us what the characters are thinking

Omniscient

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Subject is doer of action

Active voice

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Subject receives the action

Passive voice

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Literary term for exaggeration for effect

Hyperbole

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Type of irony in which you know something the character doesn't

Dramatic

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Type of irony in which something unexpected happens

Situational

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Literary term for less direct way of saying things passed away

Euphemism

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Words no longer used in our language

Archaic

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Affect or effect

Effect is the noun and affect is the verb

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When you count something, do you use less or fewer?

Fewer

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Between or among

Between is for two and among is three or more people

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Dictionary meaning of the word

Denotation

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Emotional meaning of a word

Connotation

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Reference to something famous

Allusion

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Literary term for sound words

Onomatopoeia

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Overused expression

Cliché

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Unnecessary repetition in your writing

Redundant

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Play on multiple meaning words of homophones

Pun

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Whether a verb is past, present, or future?

Tense

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Something concrete that stands for something abstract

Symbol

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Universal symbol in all cultures and all times

Archetype

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Repeated symbol

Motif

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Literary term for how the speaker feels about his subject

Tone

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Life lesson in a piece of literature

Theme

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Group of words that doesn't mean what it literally says

Idiom

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Syntax term that refers to structural similarity between parts of a sentence

Parallel structure

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Negative futuristic society

Dystopia

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Literary term for placing things side-by-side for comparative purposes

Juxtaposition

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Literature about the end of the world

Apocalyptic

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Type of literature

Genre