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Abundance

Myriad

Antiquated

Murmuring

Desolate

Affluence

Ominous

Archaic

Inferior

Yearn

Hindsight

Reiterated

Polysyndeton

Lots of, loads of, many

Loads of (eg colour), wide spectrum

Antique (old)

Whispering, quiet

Empty

State of wealth/rich

Something that looks worrying

Old

Not important

Long for it

Looking back with greater clarity

Repeated

Overuse of phrases like it, and, if.

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Colloquial language

Anecdote

Aside

Ascetic

Pacifically

Diaphanous

Sombre

Interminable

Imperceptible

Ambivalent

Conspicuous

Cacophony

Informal slang

Humorous thing

Spoken to the side of a story (eg thoughts of the speaker).

Person who delicates his/her life to pursuit of ideals for religious reasons

Mildly, calmly, quietly

Light, delicate, translucent (especially in fabric)

Dark/dull in colour or tone

Endless or apparently endless (often used in hyperbole)

Slight, gradual or subtle.

Undecided, unclear

Obvious

Lots of sounds at once.

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Key Terms:


What is a Volta?

What is the narrative perspective?

What is a hyperbole?

What is a simple sentence?

What is a compound sentence?

What is a complex sentence?

What is the plot?

What is the narrative?

Shift/change in the text/rhythm

Who are we hearing the story from

Exaggerating for effect

1 verb and usually only 2 nouns

At least two verbs, and a conjugation (a connective)

More than one subordinate clause (ie doesn't make sense on its own)

What happens

How you choose to tell that story.

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What does temporal mean?

What is the imperative?

What is the omniscient narration?

In terms of time

A command

"birds eye view" the unbiased truthful narrator.