Flashcards in Glossary of Terms Deck (14):
What is ambiguity?
Words or phrases that can be read or understood in more than one way.
What are conjunctions ?
A joining word like an, but or because.
What is dialect?
The way speech is used in different parts of the country.
What is direct speech?
A speaker's words or thoughts placed between speech marks.
What is euphemism?
A word used instead of another word to avoid saying something unpleasant.
What does literal mean?
Words used to create a picture in their mind.
What is a narrative verse?
Poems which tell stories.
What is Narrative viewpoint 1?
First person narration.
When a character in the story gives an account from their point of view.
What is Narrative viewpoint 2?
Third person narration.
When the person telling the story isn't a character in the story.
What is a oxymoron?
A figure of speech that uses 2 things that are opposite to each other.
What is a paradox?
A statement which contradicts itself.
What is the second person?
The use of the pronoun you.
What is sibilance?
When sounds that hiss are repeated.